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Need a bit of inspiration this morning? I've got just the story for you. On Tuesday, two men showed up on a street corner in Tillamook, Oregon, with signs reading "Homo sex is sin" and "Jesus said ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 121 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 09:24 AM PDT with 423 Recommends
The sound you hear are the murmurings of abstinence-only educators as they wail with their heads stuck in the sand. A superior court judge has ruled that abstinence-only education is not a legal ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 12:43 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
Last week for Top Comments, I wrote about a very happy story involving a gay couple going to prom in rural West Virginia. The story signified ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 48 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
by Chrislove
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 07:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The biggest problem with the mainstream medias coverage of the Baltimore riots, is the fact that race is not the ...
by Evan Williams
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 07:05 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
You've come a long way, baby. Electric car sales have been steadily increasing over the years, and more recently they have jumped: ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 10:03 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
It tastes like all of the colors of the radioactive sun! In what can only be described as a something out of Revelations, Frat Foods Group Inc. announced on Monday that they will be removing their ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 12:09 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
It looks like Charles wasn't brought up like "them" either : America is a living idea. It isn’t only the tenets of its founding, but also the terms of its future. Every day, we make America. ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 92 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 02:43 AM PST with 70 Recommends
I received the Official 2015 Member Survey from MoveOn.org yesterday, and it began with the question, "What hopes and dreams do you have for our country in 2015?". I thought for a moment about ...
by roynorth
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 09:06 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The first 500+ megawatt solar plant in the US, and the largest solar plant in the world came online recently . Called the Topaz Solar Farm, it was built on the Carrizo Plain, located between San ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 392 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 05:28 PM PST with 406 Recommends
Americans are tired. Not just tired of all the crap coming from Washington and all the crap slung around on the TV, but physically, literally, tired. Fatigued.
by Square Knot
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 03:39 PM PST with 44 Recommends
The political trends we have seen over the last few decades have a deeper cause: a profound unease with the results of rational human progress.
by Erasmussimo
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:52 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I have marched. I have protested. I even did a few interviews. And what I have learned in that time is that none of that matters if you don't vote. In the last few months I have been working full ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 113 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 10:57 AM PDT with 217 Recommends
4 . THE U.S. HEADS TO THE SUMMIT IN A STRONG POSITION. President Barack Obama will speak at the climate summit armed with some of the most significant steps the U.S. has ever taken on global warming.
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 12:48 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Elizabeth Kolbert explains how humanity is driving a great wave of extinctions around the planet. She talks with Tom Ashbrook. Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer for the New Yorker. Author of “The ...
by ForeignPolicy
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 02:12 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
In the midst of my continued struggle to overcome what to me HAS to revolve around tick-borne illnesses, I fully realize that the lack of a straightforward path affects far more people than myself. ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 03:16 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I don't have much time to write today, so I thought I'd share a few encouraging graphics in honor of Pride. What better way to gauge our progress in the area of LGBT equality under the law than ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Jun 28, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Special Request and Offer for TomDispatch Readers:   This is a big day ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 09:22 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Just received this news prompt moments ago: Oregon became the 18th state to allow gay marriage after a federal judge on Monday struck down a voter-approved ban. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 01:43 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is the nineteenth and final part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity ( Berrett-Koehler , 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in ...
by Robert Fuller
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 04:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends