How to Deal With Your Uncle Bob
In preparation for the holidays, here’s a survival guide for dealing with your right-wing relatives.
Winners and Losers in Our New Media Moment
The winners of the latest version of the news and election cycle won’t be the American people or the electoral system or a deeper knowledge of how our world works.
Can Capitalism and Mankind Both Survive?
American mainstream journalism isn’t asking the big question: Can capitalism and mankind co-exist? The reason journalists aren’t asking is that they know the uncomfortable answer is: No they cannot.
Bernie Sanders Wins TIME Readers’ Poll for Person of the Year, Still Snubbed from...
Bernie Sanders won the people's vote - coming in first for the TIME Readers' poll for person of the year. So why didn't TIME include him on the shortlist of final candidates?
The US Corporate Media are Essentially Propaganda Organs of the US Government
Can the US corporate media, particularly when it comes to foreign affairs, but also when it comes to matters like intelligence and domestic spying, be trusted to present the truth?
Could ISIL Be Strengthened by U.S., French, Russian Bombing?
A conversation with longtime journalist Abdel Bari Atwan about how the bombings could backfire and help grow the Islamic State.
Stop Shopping, Start Living
REI is doing its part to preserve the spirit of Thanksgiving. Let's follow their lead - stop shopping and start living.
27 U.S. Governors Refuse to Accept Refugees Fleeing Violence in Syria
In the wake of Friday’s attacks in Paris, governors of at least 27 U.S. states have said they will not accept Syrian refugees. Hear the reaction from Roula Allouch, national board chair of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
Muslim Activist in Paris Condemns Attacks, Rising Islamophobia
Reports of Islamophobia have already emerged following the Paris attacks, and fears of attacks on Muslims in Paris have risen.
In our competitive, loud world, silence is all too often regarded negatively and seen as something uncomfortable to be avoided, but can it be that silence is the key to harmony within our sociopolitical environment?