humanity

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

Cameron Puckey2 years ago
Does Religion Affect Politics?
Religion. No doubt. No questioning. Politics. Always Oppose. Always Question. So why do these always seem to go together, why is it that many voters vote in favour of their religion rather than the po...
Drew Bradford2 years ago
To Jeff Sessions, With Love
Dear Mr. Sessions, I was born and raised in the great state of Alabama and most of my, if not all of my life you have been a senator or political figure in the state. I grew up on a farm in rural nort...
Cameron Puckey2 years ago
The Possible Future Events - Europe
The old superpowers are falling, new nations are rising, Europe is in political chaos, Northern Africa and the Middle East are facing revolutions, uprising and terrorism, Equatorial Africa and South A...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
Into The Breach
Today, the world is that much closer to being engulfed in flames of violent horror. The match was lit by the United States where once again military action was taken. The aerial attack in Syria that T...
abraham villegas2 years ago
Do We Live to Learn or Learn to Live?
These type of questions, the existential type, are the most controversial ones in most of our minds. We constantly try to elucidate them by looking at both sides and trying to decide which one of the ...
Brian Williams Invokes Leonard Cohen, Talks About "Beautiful Weapons"
Brian Williams came under fire a couple of years ago for dressing up stories as he reported them from various Middle Eastern countries, and now, he's in trouble once again. Last night, the breaking ne...
Powerful Women in Ancient History
The phrase "behind every strong man is a stronger woman" is a historically flawed statement, as history has proven that there have been countless women in positions of great power without any man in f...
100 Suspected Gay Men "Rounded Up" In Chechnya, 3 Killed
Novaya Gazeta, one of the most respected newspapers in Russia, has reported that 100 men suspected of homosexuality have been "rounded up" this past weekend and three of them killed. However, Chechen ...
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Jeneba Ghatt2 years ago
Things You Can Do To Help Find Some of These Missing Kids
There is increased attention to young girls in DC that have gone missing. There have been 501 cases since the beginning of the year. The police say the number hasn't increased but, in fact, has decrea...
Sangeeta Motiani2 years ago
Teaching Kids to Be Politically Informed In a Polarised World
We are increasingly living in a polarised world. If there is a dominant sentiment, it is some version of "us" vs " them". It is our responsibility as educators, parents and as a society to engage with this dilemma, to nurture a generation of responsible and informed citizen.
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paula w 2 years ago
Obama as NATO Secretary General
The British have a good idea; they want their ex-Prime Minister David Cameron to become the next Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Laura Hughes, the political corresp...
Kirstie Ganobsik2 years ago
How to Win While Losing
There’s a brilliant commercial out right in which people walking down the street past a kids’ lemonade stand only notice the famous rapper and actor Ice-T. They keep curiously inquiring “Ice-T”? He is...
Kieran Atkins2 years ago
Confronting Men's Issues From A Transgender Perspective
I've always called myself a feminist, and I've always been proud of it. Having known so many strong women in my time, how could I not be a feminist? My Oma came to Australia from Russian occupied West...
Supreme Court Moves Gavin Grimm Case To Lower Court
Virginia high schooler Gavin Grimm has had his day in court neatly sidestepped by the Supreme Court. After two different legal battles, the Supreme Court was supposed to hear the case March 28. It has...
President Trump Rescinds Federal Protections For Transgender Students
In spite of claims during his campaign that he would protect the LGBTQ population, President Trump has just done what many consider to be the very opposite: he has lifted the federal protections that ...
Iranian Immigrant
Obviously, the obviously obvious stories are as boring as heaven. They do not excite the spirit but comfort the ego. With no purpose for any future engagement, the obviously obvious stories have no ma...
Parker Simpson2 years ago
The Story Of Truth & Lie
I often find myself fascinated with the intricacies of how we perceive the truth; how we are willing to accept the truth or reject it in order to give ourselves peace of mind when confronted with inco...