Maurice Bernier11 hours ago
A Wall or No Wall!!! My Country for a Wall
Right now, as I write, it is ten days into the new year of 2019 in New York City, a city so nice that you want a slice (of pizza, of course). We have so many activities going on here that it is almost...
WatchMojo a day ago
Top 10 Crazy Donald Trump Moments
This guy is “yuge!” Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our top 10 favorite Donald Trump moments.
The AOC Wave Is Here
"Don't hate me cause you ain't me, fellas." Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-Cortez wrote on Twitter after another faux scandal erupted around her (more on that later). The freshmen representative from the Br...
SKYLERIZED 2 days ago
The Manufacturer
“It’s the last shipment of the carbon fiber ladders, Miss Alese.” Corey Salisbury says. “And the boats?” CEO Nadia Alese asked. “They’re all in position to bring as many people here as they can.” Nadi...
Kylee Treseder2 days ago
Showcasing School Shooters
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Kamryn Davis3 days ago
Fear of the Border Wall
So today marks day 23 of the ongoing government shutdown. Yesterday was the first time furloughed government employees didn't receive a paycheck. Even if the government opened back up tomorrow morning...
WatchMojo a day ago
Top 10 Crazy Donald Trump Moments
This guy is “yuge!” Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our top 10 favorite Donald Trump moments.
Toba Leverton21 days ago
Emil Cohen
On Friday, November 23rd, I drove from my house in West Windsor, New Jersey, to the suburban retirement community, the Village Grande, seven minutes away. My brother, Ari, accompanied me, bringing alo...
Mardoll Gatsby22 days ago
Extremism Thrives on Rejection and the Fear of Being Forgotten
When I think about what anchored me down to my former beliefs, I realized that it wasn't only because I was a broken, vulnerable person running on learned behavior, it was because I wanted to be a par...
Shandi Pacea month ago
1968: The Presidential Race and the Democratic National Convention
The numerous events that led to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in 1968 were both challenging and heartbreaking. The assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F...
Courtney Lowrya month ago
America Needs a President Like JFK
President John F. Kennedy once said, “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.” I was tempted to buy a shirt with this quote on it, but decided to pass. Nonethele...
WatchMojo a month ago
Top 5 Surprisingly Badass Facts About George H.W. Bush
Many know him as the famous father of a more recent POTUS, while others only remember him from that time he moved across the street from The Simpsons. Either way, we’re here to set the record straight...
Dear Donald
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Political Humor
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Dear Theresa
Open letters to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; do it like they do on Downing Street.
Maurice Bernier11 hours ago
A Wall or No Wall!!! My Country for a Wall
Right now, as I write, it is ten days into the new year of 2019 in New York City, a city so nice that you want a slice (of pizza, of course). We have so many activities going on here that it is almost...
Kylee Treseder2 days ago
Showcasing School Shooters
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Paula Macena7 days ago
Gun Control and Why We Need It
The controversial topic of gun control has been a front and center issue for many years, most recently hitting the front page after the fatal shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Flor...
WatchMojo a day ago
Top 10 Crazy Donald Trump Moments
This guy is “yuge!” Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our top 10 favorite Donald Trump moments.
Kamryn Davis3 days ago
Fear of the Border Wall
So today marks day 23 of the ongoing government shutdown. Yesterday was the first time furloughed government employees didn't receive a paycheck. Even if the government opened back up tomorrow morning...
Patrick Hollis7 days ago
US Government Shutdown: Cracks in the Wall
The partial government shutdown has now been in-place for over two weeks and there appears to be little chance of it coming to an end anytime soon. The reasoning behind the shutdown was the Senate’s f...
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John Ames5 days ago
Humanity and Immigration
Recently, as I'm sure most are aware, the United States has implemented strict immigration policies looking to combat the influx of people seeking asylum within its walls. The most recent policy is on...
Dr. Williams13 days ago
That Summer Wind
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Vala Rogers17 days ago
How to Be an Introverted Activist
Many people believe that they cannot make a difference due to being an introvert, not realizing how much activism needs introverts to get involved. It can be so much easier to listen to an opinion of a loved one rather than a stranger on the street. Activism can be portrayed in our wardrobes, on our dinner plates, in our conversations among friends, it can be as simple as bringing a reusable shopping bag! Here are some different ways you can be an introverted activist and some tips to make your ...
Patrick Hollis6 days ago
NHS 10 Year Plan—Has It Ticked the Boxes?
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Theresa May announced the Conservative Party’s 10-year plan for the NHS. It pledged to save seven million lives by tackling dangerous diseases through earlier diagnos...
Tim Bryce9 days ago
The 116th Congress Is Off and Running... But Where To?
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Patrick Hollis12 days ago
How the UK Poverty Problem Caused by a Faltering Government Is Being Overlooked
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Chris Hearn7 days ago
Je Suis Charlie... Still!
It's hard to believe that four years have passed since the brutal attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, France. If you recall, on January 7, 2015, Islamic terrorists entered the offices of the ...
Nimra hussain13 days ago
Sara's Untold Story
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Jo' Ash17 days ago
Warning: This Post Is Problematic
2018 was the year that I heard the word "problematic" more times than I ever had before in my whole entire life. It was a good year for the word "offensive" too. They become catch all terms to describ...
David Wylda month ago
Grand Theft Government
In my experience as a management consultant and professor, I have found that there really are three types of executives. Whether in the private or public sectors—and in the largest and smallest of org...
Peter Rosea month ago
Climate Change and a New Conspiracy Theory
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Glenn Bushinski2 months ago
10 Pieces of Evidence Used in Paul Manafort's Trial
Paul Manafort's trial—or trials—is finally drawing to a close. His first trial kicked off on July 31, 2018. The man was indicted on a number of charges, including conspiracy against the United States,...
The Role of Social Sciences in History
The roles that the social sciences have within history are more important that one would have considered when attempting to define the word history. For the layman, they would consider history to be a...
The Tragedy of the Ainu
The Japanese, through the Matsumae family, traded heavily with the indigenous Ainu people of Hokkaido, the island just north of mainland Japan, during the unification period, a very lucrative time for...
Remember When That Happened? (2018 Edition)
This year was filled with controversies and happy endings, but do you remember that time when President Trump gave up on his Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity? Many things happene...
Bryan Watch
Bryan Watch: January Weeks 1 and 2 Back in the early 2000's, I kept a close watch on Congressman Paul Ryan’s voting record under the label “Ryan Watch.” It fell by the wayside once he became speaker. ...
Elizabeth R.2 months ago
What It's Actually Like to Intern on Capitol Hill
Several years ago, I spent a semester interning in the House of Representatives. A lot happened in those five months as an intern on the Hill (colloquially known in D.C. as a "Hilltern"), and it wasn’...
Tricia Gives It to Her Congressman!
TNP co-host, Tricia Smith, asks her Congressman, Blaine Luetkemeyer, seemingly difficult questions in response to his newsletter lauding his and his party’s “accomplishments.” Read below and judge for...
Patrick Hollis2 months ago
Martial Law Imposed in Ukraine as Tensions with Russia Increase Once More
The latest and most significant upscale of tensions between the Ukraine and Russia has had such major repercussions around the Ukraine that President Peter Poroshenko has imposed Marshall Law on the s...
Garrison Spangler3 months ago
Cold War II?
Donald Trump wants the United States out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), signed by President Reagan and then-future President Gorbachev of the Soviet Union. There is a lot of sp...
Edward Anderson3 months ago
Live from the Scene: CNN NYC Evacuated
This is the first time that I have been a part of the story that I am covering, so here goes nothing. While working on a project at Argo Tea Cafe in Columbus Circle, there was a noticeable uptick in p...
Meghan Kotz3 months ago
15 Essential New Year's Resolutions
Let's be real. We're in the day and age where being "woke" is what's cool. Even if it feels good to repost something semi-controversial (in the eyes of your right-wing uncle), it's not doing a whole l...
Lauren Skopkowski7 months ago
Drugs You Didn't Even Know Existed
A recurring theme in the psychology of addiction is that the opposite of addiction is connection. That means that getting hooked on opioids is more about an inability to achieve emotional intimacy tha...
Angie Stilla year ago
40 Truths About 2017 America
1. Trump will never make America great again for anyone making less than $1 billion annually. And, let's face it, for billionaires — this place has always been great. 2. All human beings deserve good,...
Will Jackson11 days ago
42 Things That Will Happen When Queen Elizabeth Dies
The queen is the most famous woman on planet Earth and when she dies the whole world will mourn the passing of a monarch who has been on the throne for more than 60 years, but what will happen when she dies. Today, Vidello Productions is taking a look at 42 things that will happen when the queen dies.
Patrick Hollis13 days ago
Brazil's New Leader: Why the World Should Be Concerned
New Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was officially sworn into office on New Year’s Day, confirming that he is determined to rid Brazil of corruption and promised to create a unified society. His ra...
David Wyld17 days ago
What Do Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Melania Trump Have in Common?
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Article 5
The 5th Amendment is how everybody who is a U.S. citizen can be entitled to a trial by jury. U.S. citizens cannot be compelled to be a witness against their own person, nor can they be held without pr...
The Fourth Amendment
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Article 3
This archaic amendment was added to the Constitution during the American Revolutionary War when soldiers were quartered in a home without the owner’s consent. James Madison originally introduced this ...
Dear ESPN, Keep Your Politics Out of My Sports Broadcast!
As a kid, I loved playing sports. I still do as an adult. Posters of Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain covered my walls and I wanted to be just like them when I was a little girl. My sister Julia played basketball and my brother Steven played football, so athletics were quite commonplace in my household. Julia was the only girl on her team, so she was somewhat of a celebrity in our neighborhood. Everyone knew who she was by her pink Air Jordan sneakers and brightly-colored Scrunchies. Steven was a st...
A.O. Monka month ago
Ariana Grande and Blackfishing
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Joel Eisenberga month ago
I’m an Artist. Your Offense Is Not My Problem
A song from The Little Mermaid has been cut from a Princeton performance for being offensive. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” has been removed from certain radio rotations due to being offensive. “Rudolph th...
Judith Moore11 days ago
When Activists Betray Us
We love our heroes. Fictional characters, our favorite teacher, celebrity activists ... we worship the people who inspire us to be better. We rely on them to give us faith that the world isn’t as crue...
CC Kinga month ago
Meghan Markle Fans Have Committed Crimes in Her Name
The self-dubbed "Megulators" or "Sussex Squad" have now officially crossed the line. Two days before news broke that fans of Meghan Markle threatened to kill a woman, hacked into her bank account, and...
C. Raymond Martin2 months ago
Them Furious Days
At 3:39 AM of November 28, 2018, Harry Leslie Smith died. He was 95. He spent his twilight years in turning to writing and championing public services such as the NHS to see that the generations of hi...