“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin talks about armchair activism and this faux knowledge we think we gain through only reading the headlines to articles.
Drew Carto investigates how easy it is to be certified to handle a pistol and obtain a concealed carry permit, but weighs heavily on all the reasons not to do it.
Kate Burke and Maureen Haeger address the prevalence of sexual harassment and abuse in our society, and how we need to adjust our responses from victim blaming to empathy.
Nathan Tompkins’ “Guide to Bad Parenting” continues with tips on how NOT to do 4th of July, or the handling of fireworks.
Verónica Pamoukaghlián is in England following the Brexit vote and has an opportunity to observe and discuss with locals the impact of England exiting the European Union (EU).
“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin questions the decision to move away from teaching necessary life skills through Home Economics classes.
Curtis Dawkins is in prison serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In this article, he explores why it is that he’s managed to evade violence in prison.
What does it mean to be “HIV undetectable”? Jason Arment sought to find out and also learn about the risks associated with this newer level of HIV.
In his latest Letter to America, Australian Roger Pugh relates how Australia weathered its own “Donald Trump” in Clive Palmer during their last election cycle.
In a week that saw the landmark referendum to see Britain leave the EU, The Big Smoke wanted to gauge the reactions of not just our current POTUS candidates, but our own writers; from the U.S., Australia, Germany, and the UK, the reactions were as divided as the media reports.