Blair-xit: When a Politician Falls by His Sword, He Should Retire His Public Persona

Blair-xit: When a Politician Falls by His Sword, He Should Retire His Public Persona

Trisha De Borchgrave

Last week, Tony Blair took it upon himself to change the minds of those who voted for Brexit. As he is one of those responsible for circumstances that enabled the vote, perhaps he should quietly slip to the background.

Book Review: We the Animals by Justin Torres

Book Review: We the Animals by Justin Torres

Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews We the Animals by Justin Torres.

Dude, Where's My Cred? How Ashton Kutcher > Robert De Niro

Dude, Where's My Cred? How Ashton Kutcher > Robert De Niro

Jess Scully

As the Hollywood aphorism goes, you're only as good as your last thing. And since Ashton Kutcher has done the world some good, I believe we should remember him over Robert De Niro.

Judgment in the Age of Zen

Judgment in the Age of Zen

Verónica Pamoukaghlián

Verónica Pamoukaghlián examines how important it is to be judgmental in this day and age.

Or We Could Just Keep Hating Each Other

Or We Could Just Keep Hating Each Other

Jacob Meeks

Jacob Meeks examines stereotyping and the harm this kind of thinking is doing to our country and our world. It's time to question the truth of our own thoughts.

Why Melania Is Wrong about Cyberbullying

Why Melania Is Wrong about Cyberbullying

Ginger Gorman

If U.S. First Lady Melania Trump wants to change the culture around cyberbullying, she'll need to change her understanding of what constitutes online abuse first.

Michael Flynn Gone, but How He Went Should Not Be Forgotten

Michael Flynn Gone, but How He Went Should Not Be Forgotten

Mathew Mackie

Yes, we all cheered when one of the Trumps handed in his resignation, but the manner of Michael Flynn's exit speaks of a rather bleak and easy to imagine future.

First Day of School

First Day of School

Rick Krizman

Our own Rick Krizman was there on Betsy DeVos's first day as Secretary of Education and captured her unique approach to rallying the troops around her. Transcription below, until Rick was kicked out.

It's "Smugs" Versus "Losers" in the Game of Love

It's "Smugs" Versus "Losers" in the Game of Love

Gretel Killeen

Love, as they say, is a losing game, and that is never truer than on this particular day of the calendar. But it's not all bad. “Attached” doesn't necessarily mean “happy;” so, well done, us losers!

The Lies and Slippery Slope of Trump's Presidency

The Lies and Slippery Slope of Trump's Presidency

Trisha De Borchgrave

The full effect of Trump’s twisting of language and facts may be felt overseas, as his governance tactics may surrender the ground won by democracy over the past half century.

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