humanity

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

Janine Addison2 years ago
The War on One Word
The "N" word. Oh yes we are going there. Why? Because it seems the lessons throughout the years need repeating. The "N" word was created to make black people feel bad about being black. The derogatory...
Aris Sizer2 years ago
The Orlando Massacre: Resilience, Strength, and Love, The Queer Community A Year On
A year ago today the worst mass shooting in American history, which was carried out specifically against the LGBT community, taking 49 lives in total, most of them people of color. Even a year later I...
Two Sides of the Same Manure
With the events of the last year or so, America has seemingly been boiled down to just two sides that absolutely hate each other. There is no room to work together or get anything done as long as ther...
Sydnie Beaupré2 years ago
What Is Authenticity and Why Is It Important?
Authenticity is a term meaning real, genuine, or credible; the opposite meaning false, phony or dishonest. When ascribed to culture, it becomes rather complex. We must put into categories, then, and t...
Krow Fischer2 years ago
White Women and Our Imprints
As we strive to bring balance to our history and present situation, it seems some people are having strong reactions. I have been noticing a huge backlash towards feminism, predominantly from men who ...
Regina Watson2 years ago
An Alternative Universe
The world of politics as we know it today is bizarre. I never thought I would see the day when so many people don't care about truth, justice, equality, honor, integrity or the Constitution. Our curre...
Krow Fischer2 years ago
Being Human in a Less Humane World
It’s really, really hard to be human, much harder than we give ourselves credit for. It is particularly hard to be alive on earth today. I thought we were supposed to be evolving, that is the mindset ...
Krow Fischer2 years ago
Letter to White Canadians
We, the descendants of the colonists, have some work to do.
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Calm Before the Storm
There're no kids out on the street today; living in fear of what may happen to them if they step outside, we could be living on the moon protecting them as much as we can. Has everyone packed their ba...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
No Peace! Where's Our Government?
From Thatcher (conservative) to Blair (Labour) to brown (labour) to Cameron (conservative) joint with Clegg (liberal Democratics) to now May (conservative), what have all five people got on their hand...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
Terrorism Is a Failure to Tackle Mental Health Issues Globally
We are avoiding confronting the root cause of modern terrorism. We are to blame. Every attack that has happened in the past 50 years, whether it be the IRA or Islamic fundamentalism, has been a direct...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
On Our Political and Social Incoherence
I have always opposed US intervention in the Middle East, finding it not only immoral but counterproductive. It obviously makes it probable that United States citizens, both at home and abroad, will b...
The Best Way to Beat a Bully
When I was a teacher, the administration brought in a person to train us about bullying. I remember the trainer saying that, contrary to popular belief, bullies didn't lack self-esteem. They didn't po...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
New Rochelle’s Nick Trotta Comes Home to Honor After Distinguished Career as Secret Service Agent
The mystique of being a Secret Service Agent can almost be encapsulated in the dark glare of the signature sunglasses. On the other hand, the optics definitely serve a function beyond just looking coo...
Guillermo Calvo2 years ago
A Grim Fairy Tale, the Paris Environmental Accord and Its Repudiation
I am a very strong believer in protecting and preserving the environment but I am not a believer in deceptive use of smoke and mirrors to obfuscate that goal. The recently rejected Paris “Accord” was,...
America, We Can’t Keep Making Excuses for Ignoring Syrian Refugees: 4 Myths Debunked
In 2010, Bashar al-Assad of Syria replaced his original progressive political reforms with neoliberal economic policies that widened the gap between the rich and the poor in the already financially un...
Dyln Namm2 years ago
The Hatred Response
The hatred that America produces around the world has reached an unprecedented amount. Today it does not just manifest itself in public outcry although that is still quite apparent. It comes out in th...
James anderson2 years ago
Contempt; An Election of Fear and Treason
This is not a conspiracy theory, the following is provable beyond any reasonable doubt, it is a collection of facts, actions, counter actions and laws/legislations. The following has been either commi...