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Beat the Drum of Conservation

“Among their other contributions to American life are words that some of the Beats marshaled on behalf of wild places. Kerouac, inspired by Snyder’s rapture about a summer spent in the clouds, followed him as a lookout to an area that...Show More Summary

Kanye’s Provocative Music Video for ‘Famous’ Finds the Artist in Bed with Taylor Swift, Amber Rose, Donald Trump, and Other Celebs

Kanye West debuted his music video for The Life of Pablo track “Famous” during a watch party in LA, now streaming exclusively on Tidal. The video pays homage to American artist Vincent Desiderio‘s painting Sleep, but replaces the slumbering figures with people from Kanye’s life — including Rihanna, Chris Brown, Caitlyn Jenner, Ray J, Amber […]

A Primer on Private Equity

Private equity firms, once known as corporate raiders, are now huge, influential and everywhere in everyday American life. This is how they work.

'Survival is the New American Dream': Why US Youth Reject Capitalism

The instability of the American economic system and work life has led young people in the US to reject capitalism, Sarah Kendzior wrote in Foreign Policy last week.

Vivid Color Pictures Capture the Life of Young People in Brooklyn during 1970s

These color photos were taken by American photographer Anthony Catalano. They show everyday life of young people in Brooklyn in the 1970s. See more »

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe? Whatever are those deep innerShow More Summary

A Week in the Life of the American Police State

"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse."--Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you've been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you've...Show More Summary

It's the Supreme Court, Stupid

Those who have studied the role of the Supreme Court in American life understand above all this November's election is about who will nominate and confirm the next Justices. The nine men and women on the Court have a more lasting impact on our lives than any one President or Congress. Show More Summary

Colon Cancer Screening: Five Things To Know

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

It’s a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations — and a colonoscopy. But millions of Americans — about one-third of those i...

RIP Ralph Stanley. Life is Hard, So There's No Reason Songs Should All Be Easy.

You wouldn't always call Ralph Stanley's voice "pretty." You might be safer with "haunting." But it was a voice that kept an important song tradition in the American air for 70 years, before Stanley died Thursday from complications of skin cancer. Show More Summary

Celebrate Babe Ruth's life at the National Portrait Gallery

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Known as the Big Bam, the Caliph of Clout, the Bambino, the Sultan of Swat and the Babe, George Herman Ruth is an American legend whose name is synonymous with extraordinary prowess and achievement. The Smithsonian?s National Portrait...Show More Summary

Taylor John Smith Dives Into ‘Hunter Killer’; Hiroyuki Sanada Gets ‘Life

Taylor John Smith (Wolves) has booked a role in Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. The action thriller centers on an American submarine commander sent deep in Russian waters to save the country’s elected president in the midst of a military coup. Show More Summary

Justin Lawrence’s New Lease on MMA Life

After being released by the UFC, “The American Kid” considered walking away from the sport. He has since resurfaced in Bellator MMA.

1942 Redux: Are Muslim-Americans the New Japanese-Americans?

On December 22, 1941, two weeks after Pearl Harbor, LIFE Magazine, one of the most respectable, indeed iconic, publications in American history, offered its readers an article entitled "How to Tell Japs From the Chinese." In it the editors expressed their concern: In the first discharge off emotions touched off by the Japanese on their nation, U.S. Show More Summary

We Asked 'Hamilton' Himself What The Founding Fathers Would Think Of Donald Trump

Lin-Manuel Miranda spent countless days researching the Founding Fathers in order to spend countless nights bringing their stories to life on stage in his Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Hamilton: An American Musical." WithShow More Summary

Crowdfunded Sleep Monitor Raises Nearly $60,000 In Two Weeks

If you're one of those people that gets proper sleep on a regular basis, it means that you'll spend approximately one third of your life in dreamland. And yet, if the average American were surveyed and their sleeping habits were monitored, the results would likely show that most individuals don't get as much sleep as they should. Show More Summary

Getting High And Buying Life Insurance

This article was written by Adam Cecil of PolicyGenius. A lot of people smoke marijuana. About half of Americans say they've tried marijuana in the past, with 12% saying they've used in the last year and 7.3% saying they've used in the past month. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Makes Demands Saying 12 Million Americans Want An End To “Oligarchic Control Of Our Economic And Political Life

Bernie Sanders penned a strongly-voiced editorial, published in the Washington Post this morning, June 23. Sanders put forth his view of America still fighting against the grip of Oligarchic control. He spoke, he stated, not for himself but for the 12 million Americans who voted for him in the 2016 primary. Show More Summary

Movie Review: The Duel tries to enliven a B Western with mysticism (and Woody Harrelson)

Woody Harrelson must function like a battery for Liam Hemsworth. The live-wire American actor manages to bring his Aussie compatriot from the Hunger Games films briefly to life in The Duel, a hammy exploitation Western that shrouds its grungy intentions in arty window-dressing. Show More Summary

This is what happened to all the important people in O.J. Simpson's life

With the conclusion this week of ESPN's sterling "O.J.: Made in America" and FX's similarly lauded "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," questions still remain about what happened to the people left behind after Simpson's life imploded and Nicole Brown Simpson's life was lost.  Here's...

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