[Mark Potok is the editor of The Intelligence Report for the Southern Poverty Law Center. This guest post was originally published at SPLC's Hatewatch blog.] A couple of weeks ago, I went on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront” show, where I was asked if anti-black racism was on the rise. Show More Summary
Guest Post: Crowdsourcing is an important trend, and it’s not just for pooling together knowledge on a wiki page. In fact, it’s proving extremely valuable for researchers.
This is a guest contribution from Karl Staib of Domino Connection. Wouldn’t it be great if you were getting twice as many blog post comments as you do now? If people would ask you more questions and add comments, it would help build your community. They spur conversation that might even help you to create [...]Show More Summary
Emily Suzanne JohnsonToday's guest post is by Emily Suzanne Johnson. Emily is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Yale University, currently in residence as a Dissertation Fellow at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Sabia McCoy Torres Some of the backlash, commentary, and critiques Beyoncé has received for using Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi’s words from “Why We Should All Be Feminists” in her song “Flawless” has inspired me to react. Show More Summary
Racism in the Criminal Justice System – An infographic by the team at ArrestRecords.com
A guest post by Nic Lewis This new Nature Climate Change paper[i] by Drew Shindell claims that the lowest end of transient climate response (TCR) – below 1.3°C – in CMIP5 models is very unlikely, and that this suggests the lowest end of model equilibrium climate sensitivity estimates – modestly above 2°C – is also […]
Post by Adriana Velez. This public appearance is so cringe-worthy I can hardly stand to even write about it. George Zimmerman signed autographs at the New Orlando Gun Show. He was the featured guest of The Arms Room, a gun shop that supported him through his trial. Show More Summary
The Georgia Republican Party has been doing more to reach out to minority voters. Leo Smith is leading the GAGOP Minority Outreach committee, and I asked if he would like to pen a few thoughts on the committee’s progress: The Georgia GOP’s Minority Engagement initiative is a new spoke in the wheel that is moving […]
Today we have another guest post from Dr. Douglas J. Long, from the California Academy of Sciences and St. Mary’s College of California (prior posts here). He holds a PhD in Integrative Biology from the University of California Berkeley, where his research focused on sharks. Before coming to OMCA, Long chaired the Department of Ornithology and Mammalogy at the California […]
Below is a guest post from Judson H. Turner, Director, Georgia Environmental Protection Division regarding Senate Bill 213. Last week we had a guest post in opposition to Senate Bill 213 from Rep. Delvis Dutton. When I became Director of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) on January 1, 2012, the southern part of the […]
Guest Post: It's time for business software to fragment into purpose-built apps, just as Facebook is moving away from a complicated megalith and toward an ecosystem of dedicated lightweight apps.
Guest Post: Here's how one entrepreneur used persistent problem-solving to turn a lot of rejection into a solid, well-backed startup.
Submitted by StreetCry via the MarkStCyr.com blog, There probably isn’t an over used phrase thrown across the media landscape than, “It’s different this time.” One can’t look at the financial markets, the political stage, and more without shaking ones head. Show More Summary
Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts You may have seen the following recent articles (1, 2 and 3) by Walter Dnes on his January Leading Indicator. The same idea can also be shown … Continue reading ?
The following was written by State Rep. Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine), lead sponsor of HB 707, the Georgia Health Care Freedom Act. Last Monday, the Georgia House of Representatives voted by an overwhelming margin of 115-59 to pass my pioneering bill (HB 707) to circumscribe the Obamacare debacle for Georgia’s citizens and health care community. The […]
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I got to wandering through the three main datasets that make up the overall CERES data, and I noticed an odd thing. The three main datasets are the all-sky downwelling solar, upwelling reflected solar, and … Continue reading ?
Authored by Kristina Wong and Jeremy Herb, originally posted at The Hill, If there is a new cold war with Russia, many observers believe the U.S. is losing it. First under President George W. Bush and now under President Obama, the U.S. Show More Summary
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market.com, When one studies history, all events seem to revolve around the applications and degenerations of war. Great feats of human understanding, realization and enlightenment barely register in the mental footnotes of the average person. Show More Summary
Madonna recently revealed that plans for her next album are underway, and in the process she teased a "top-secret" guest collaboration. Now it appears she let us in on who that may be: Avicii. The 55-year-old singer posted an Instagram...Show More Summary