Peter Rose3 hours ago
Socialism in the 21st Century
Socialism: some thoughts on its relevance in the 21st century. Socialism is defined as an economic theory or system in which the means of production, distribution and exchange are owned by the communi...
Alyssa Horn5 hours ago
Will Trump Be Impeached
So this is happening! Normally I do not like to really get involved in political things. However this just sort of seems irritating to me as well as unlogical. I mean it is logical to want to impeach ...
10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories People Actually Believe
Alright people, it's time to pop on your handy tinfoil caps and get properly woke, below are ten of the world's most popular (and strangest) conspiracy theories to date.
Sam Ketcha day ago
Opinion: A Merkel-Less Germany Would Ruin Europe
As the news comes that Angela Merkel, German Chancellor for the last 12 years, cannot reach a coalition agreement, the problems it may cause are raised around the world. To understand this, it has to ...
Tom Chapmana day ago
'Beauty And The Beast's' Dan Stevens Spot On With Donald Trump Comparison!
They say that life imitates art, and in turn #Disney imitates life. Angry villagers, long unmanageable hair, and a house full of women that are objects — anyone would be forgiven for thinking that the...
Lady Gives Birth to Cat
Inspired by a conversation heard on BBC Radio Leicester, in which presenter Jo Whiley talked to her guest, a professor at DeMontfort University in Leicester, about verification of stories by journalis...
Harjit Singh4 days ago
An Open Letter To Australia
Thank you. Just, thank you. In the past year we have seen some horrific atrocities occur to the LGBT community. Whether it be fathers murdering their own son for being gay or the horrific allegations ...
One Year Later
November 8, 2016 — a date that that will live in infamy, at least to me anyway. This wasn’t just a simple fall day. It was election day last year. I remember it, as well as the hours before and after ...
Amanda Jackson23 days ago
Millennial Path to Power
For a lazy generation, we Millennials are killing off quite a lot of things. From the diamond industry to local stores to the hotel and taxi businesses, we are constantly destroying parts of our socie...
Tarin Campanellaa month ago
Cultural Appropriation Costumes
Let's start this article with a caveat. I am a White, cisgender female. I experience a great deal of privilege. I also do not have children, so when a friend of mine posted a Facebook status talking a...
David Bulleya month ago
Stop Using “Snowflake” As an Insult
It is fun to turn around and use the insult intended for liberal progressives on the conservative base in an attempt to point out how poorly conservatives react to having their feelings hurt. The insu...
Reanne Kingdon2 months ago
Las Vegas Attacks
I wasn’t going to post this, but with the Las Vegas attacks earlier this week, I want to add my thoughts, just as I did with Manchester. I was going to talk about gun control and the Second Amendment ...
Dear Donald
Open letters to the President of the United States from the people of the world. Submit your own grievances, praises, and suggestions through Vocal today.
Political Humor
Where political gaffes become comedy fodder.
Dear Theresa
Open letters to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; do it like they do on Downing Street.
Darryl Richie5 days ago
“There Has Been No Oppression in the Last 100 Years” – Former Nfl Player and Coach Mike Ditka
Former Chicago Bears star and NFL Coach Mike Ditka was interviewed for a radio show and criticized the NFL players right to silent protest. Ditka said, “There has been no oppression in the last 100 ye...
Fannie LeFlore5 days ago
White America Needs to Stop Looking for Loopholes
Do you think wayward politicians will somehow see the light soon and stop being so extremist and authoritative? Do you expect them to finally find some compassion within themselves to reverse their at...
David Bulley8 days ago
America is Exactly Wrong in Its Approach to North Korea
In any middle school American social studies class, as they look at ancient cultures, the message is repeated and reinforced: With trade comes the exchange of ideas. Through all of history from the Ph...
Alyssa Horn5 hours ago
Will Trump Be Impeached
So this is happening! Normally I do not like to really get involved in political things. However this just sort of seems irritating to me as well as unlogical. I mean it is logical to want to impeach ...
Dylan Gonzalez6 days ago
Dear Donald, You Are the New Face of Floyd
Dear Donald, I would like to know how well you know your history, specifically of pop culture. I ask because the world of pop culture—especially music—has always reflected on politicians’ effects on s...
Ryan Golden9 days ago
Why I Refuse to Engage with Trump Supporters
My father and I have had (too) many conversations concerning the recent rise of President Trump and a far right ideology in american politics, most of them ending with my father and I declaring that w...
Lady Gives Birth to Cat
Inspired by a conversation heard on BBC Radio Leicester, in which presenter Jo Whiley talked to her guest, a professor at DeMontfort University in Leicester, about verification of stories by journalis...
V. Renae4 days ago
Another Election Think Piece
It was nice to see a succinct picture, a sentiment shared by thousands like me, that with a click of a button could speak for me and my feelings about what has happened in this country. But no one spe...
Claire Woodham4 days ago
Save the Elephants
An elephant is killed every fifteen minutes for its ivory. 8 months ago, I learned that Don Young, rep. for Alaska was trying to push a bill through Congress. That bill is called The African Elephant ...
Peter Rose3 hours ago
Socialism in the 21st Century
Socialism: some thoughts on its relevance in the 21st century. Socialism is defined as an economic theory or system in which the means of production, distribution and exchange are owned by the communi...
Abdullah Masood2 days ago
Trump, Brexit and the Politics of Isolationism
This year has been a tumultuous one for British history, defining the final breakaway of the United Kingdom from its somewhat rocky marriage with the European Union. Winston Churchill’s idea of a Unit...
Peter Rose6 days ago
Allowing Totalitarian Regimes to Take Over
The causes of totalitarian regimes taking power: In Germany, between 1930 to 1940, there was starvation, there was extreme poverty, there was total despair, and no one did anything to help the sufferi...
Georgie Coxa day ago
The Apple Tree
My Dear Mahnaz, There are two types of fire in this world, azizam. The first is a calm, tender fire, one whose gentle heat warms the bones and comforts the soul. This is the kind your father was. Atas...
Alex Gould7 days ago
Terror Changes a City in a Day
Terrorism has changed London in so many ways. Often, we don't even notice it. It's usual to be stuck at the train station, with no bin to put your gum in, because the IRA hid bombs in public litter bi...
Rich Monetti12 days ago
Israeli Survivor of Munich Olympics Shares Story
Recently at Chabad of Bedford Hills, Dan Alon recounted his ordeal as an Israeli athlete at the 1972 Olympic Games, and the pain he kept silent for the next 35 years. But the tragedy that took the liv...
Clare Woodford18 days ago
Where Does Authority Come From?
Where does authority come from? Legally, authority is shaped by the people, the people who vote, the people who are being voted for, the people who enforce laws, and the people who break laws. Authori...
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Dr. Williams19 days ago
The Hour Glass
As the sands of time flow downward the sea of change continues to ebb. It ebbs not with grace but with a velocity of a coming tsunami. The world that I once knew when I was young is unrecognizable now...
Peter Rosea month ago
Are the Days of Honest Debate Over?
Are the days of honest debate over? Are we on a decent to continuous confrontation? It is widely acknowledged that if you are in a debate, before presenting ideas that oppose those presented by anothe...
Eve's Politics 5 days ago
The Good Ole Boys Club: An Antiquated System That No Longer Belongs In America
The Good ole boys club is a club where men like Roy Moore are protected and get away with despicable behavior. This club has been in America for centuries, it was created during an era where only men ...
Johnny Vedmore7 days ago
Who Is Ireland’s Barbara Hewson? Age of Consent to 13, Murder, and Bono. 1498 Til Now
Oh Barbara Hewson. Where does one begin with thee? Many people see you as an enigma, probably paid by old men to do their dirty work of lobbying for the reduction of the age of consent. But I’m not su...
Tim Bryce8 days ago
How Should We Interpret History?
To most Americans, it is unsettling to watch historical statues toppled and the names of our forefathers besmirched. We used to hold these people in reverential awe, such as George Washington, Thomas ...
The Challenge of Revising the Iran Nuclear Deal
On Thursday, October 12th, Zachary Cohen of CNN reported on fear of potential consequences of decertification of the Iran nuclear deal. He cited Jake Sullivan, a top foreign policy advisor to Hillary ...
Daniel Fuchs3 months ago
Dear President Trump
President Trump, First, thank you for running and taking on the enormous undertaking of MAGA. Recently, as talk grew about the large Powerball jackpot, I began to think what could be done with that ki...
Dre Joseph3 months ago
We the People...
I don't give a shit how long its been or how far Black people (and others) have come since 1789. NO. FUCKING. BODY... should be allowed to hide behind freedom of speech to spew and express racial, rel...
Isabella Banner24 days ago
Nuclear Disarmament: Not Just For Hippies Anymore
What comes to mind when someone looks at a peace symbol? I grew up believing that the peace sign was evil, that it was the Wiccan symbol of a broken cross. I was seventeen-years-old before I discovere...
Christina St-Jean3 months ago
Paris Reels as Another Attack Hits France
Levallois-Perret, France, is the most densely-populated town in Europe (per Wikipedia) and while the town usually enjoys picturesque views and moderate temperatures, this morning (August 9), it became...
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Dr. Williams3 months ago
The Conflicts Waged In the Name of War
History is an invaluable tool. For it tells us of the mistakes made in the past so as to not repeat those same mistakes. Yet, our leaders have continually failed to head the lessons that history is su...
Angie Still18 days 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,...
Kevin McClintock3 months ago
Political Characters
Winston Churchill Churchill is famous for many things, not least his 'character'. Witty, passionate, lachrymose and 'honourable', he is not likely to be forgotten. His politics were not without contro...
Cato Conroy4 months ago
Best Books Written By US Presidents
Being the US president means that you need to have a lot of skills. You need to be a good negotiator, able to think critically, and also have to be able to use your words carefully. Or, that's what it...
Sam Ketcha day ago
Opinion: A Merkel-Less Germany Would Ruin Europe
As the news comes that Angela Merkel, German Chancellor for the last 12 years, cannot reach a coalition agreement, the problems it may cause are raised around the world. To understand this, it has to ...
Dear Theresa...
Starry-eyed girl that I am, I wanted to believe in you the moment I heard of you. As the leader of a powerful nation, you’ve peaked in terms of ‘powerful woman.’ The moment I saw ‘Conservative Party’ ...
Felix Milbank5 days ago
The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow is in Sight for Australia
A historic new chapter of equal rights in Australia is developing. Yesterday, Australians finally discovered the increasingly anticipated result of an 8-week long poll on legalizing same-sex marriage ...
JM Cox16 days ago
The Clean Missouri Ballot Initiative Aims to End Corruption in State Politics
Political corruption has been very much in the news lately. The most recent stories have focused on foreign interference in our most recent elections. But other forms of corruption are much older, and...
Reasons Why You Should Consider ACA Enrollment
Recently, the ACA reopened for enrollments for the 2018 enrollment season. This means that from November 1 until December 15 of this year, people can go to healthcare.gov and see what options are avai...
Laura Echeverria2 months ago
"Dream Act" Myth Buster
It's likely that you've heard about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the president's recent decision regarding the program. Roughly 56% of Americans support Dreamers and undocumen...
#WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?
Anytime people are banding together to fight a common cause for the greater good, I'm intrigued. The #WomenBoycottTwitter movement, which occurred Friday Oct. 13, definitely has me intrigued, but it's...
Christina St-Jean3 months ago
Is It a Threat? Is It a Joke? Scaramucci Says He'll Bring a "Professionally Monogrammed Front Stabbing Knife" for Stephen Colbert
Anthony Scaramucci, aka "The Mooch", aka the White House Communications Director with the shortest lived tenure, seems like he might be going off the rails. In an August 10 tweet, Scaramucci posted, "...
There Is a War in the World of Communist Memes
The socialist presence on Facebook is now well established, especially in the world of memes. Even Vice wrote about it. Sassy Socialist Memes, with its 900,000 likes, is maybe the most well-known of t...
Here's the Thing, Taylor Swift
Is there any celebrity more careful about her reputation than Taylor Swift? Even as she begins to change her image from the good wholesome girl that many have come to love to the bad girl that she thi...
"We Don’t Care About Your Sexuality But We Care About The Crime" — The Media Missteps Regarding Kevin Spacey
Look at Daily Mail, The New York Times, or even The Hill and you'll see a theme as far as Kevin Spacey is concerned. "Spacey comes out as gay amid allegations of advance on teen boy," says the headlin...
Kevin Spacey Under Fire Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Coming Out
"I was drunk and didn't know what I was doing." "I don't remember what happened." Men and women alike have both used lines similar to these when it comes to behavior that does not fit with how they us...