humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of politicians, legislators, activists, women in politics and the everyday voter.

Why John McCain's Brain Cancer is Not a Tragedy
There's a sketch from The Jeselnik Offensive that saw the comedian's entire family put in danger, and it was only aired once. The controversy stemmed from Jeselnik celebrating the death of a New Zeala...
5 Ways Black People Can Practice Self-Care
The world is a mess, but it doesn’t have to be. For black Americans, today’s current political agenda and cultural issues are a lot to handle. Speaking for myself, I sometimes feel overwhelmed and str...
How To Cope with Overpopulation
There are roughly 7 billion people on this planet. No one knows exactly cause it's a little hard to keep track. But for every two people that die, about four are born. The world's population is growin...
Does The Concept of White Privilege Worsen the Problem of Racism?
Surely nobody can argue against the idea that white people enjoy certain privileges that others don't... or can they? In general terms, there is no doubt that if you are born "white" in the so called ...
Speaking in Hypotheticals
There is a political tidal wave just on the horizon. Most people have seen its effects already, as the waves preceding have begun to change the landscape. This wave is made up of the faces and voices ...
A Class In Anxiety
The dry mouth, sweaty palms and a sense of impending doom, are symptoms we can all relate to. Anxiety and stress are natural parts of protecting ourselves from danger, but they can also be debilitatin...
Alex Bernier8 days ago
King Children
Millennial bashing is hotter than the sun these days. Heated criticism of the entitled souls born between 1982 and 2004 is widely available online in a full spectrum of media, from published articles ...
AmeriAid
Recently, while reading George W. Bush's memoir Decision Points, I began to wonder about my own contributions to my community and society as a whole. I realized I helped to better my community in minu...
Dre Joseph9 days ago
The KKK Still Around, Really?
Can someone, for the life of me, explain why in the FUCK are the Ku Klux Klan still in existence in 2017? Yet, when we had the Black Panther Party, the Federal Government had no problem shutting them ...
Peter Rose10 days ago
Can Political Correctness Be Corrected?
Political correctness and individual freedom? In order to consider this we first need definitions of the words to be used. The dictionary definition of offend is; to hurt the feelings, sense of dignit...
Lizzy Arrow12 days ago
Camden Market Lock Up In Flames!
Camden is pretty well known across the country; always bringing in tourists in, from left, right and centre. Business is pretty much always booming, until something like this happens, you just think, ...
JoRose 17 days ago
"...That Once Perhaps Were Eyes..."
I love venn diagrams, aka Vesica Pisces For example, I was the co-host of a podcast. I ain't shit. These two realities cross over in the magical land of JoRose plays Devils Advocate. I've been thinkin...
M. Z.18 days ago
Qatar
After Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, and his efforts to unite Arab countries against the Islamic Republic of Iran, it seems that the consensus which the US was seeking has turned to a failure. The Ara...
Philipa Asiemo18 days ago
Ally, Bye!
Calling all Allies of marginalized groups! Calling all allies of marginalized groups! If you say you are an ally, get your ass in here! It all started yesterday when I read a tweet that accused member...
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Jack Gardner19 days ago
The Failure of Capitalism
Capitalism, many say, is responsible for the advancement of the human race into a computerized age; where the poor are fed, the masses see an advancement of opportunities, democracy prevails and indus...
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Wendy E20 days ago
Philando Castile Recieves No Justice
More people are learning about who Philando Castile the man was following the hurtful news that his murderer would be acquitted of all charges. We now know that he was a cafeteria supervisor who memor...
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Effy Shaw21 days ago
A World of Jacks
Our world, full of technology, has become a world where anyone can find out anything at just the touch of a button, or less. We live in an age where absolutely any information known to the human race ...
Patrick Wilson21 days ago
Is Western Civilization in Jeopardy?
Contrarian feminist scholar Camille Paglia is an acquired taste. In a short exposé interview with The National, she is described as “an anti-feminist feminist [and] a transgender person critical of so...