The Pope Francis whirlwind has wowed the West with an upbeat Christian humanism. Yet the Pope doesn't come without major contradictions—Is his urge for reform “outside” the church not matching up with that on his home turf?
Political competition is no longer between Republicans and Democrats—it's between the 99 percent and the economic elite who influence the rules by which the economy runs. Let's stop the pre-distribution upward.
Americans are in a false debate over free market vs. government. This discussion leads us to the questions: who are the real influencers over legislative decisions and who will ultimately win this game?
Corporate data from numerous sources recently revealed state-by-state corporate tax avoidance. As a result, greed and corruption is hurting education and infrastructure across America.
Corporations and billionaires are able to fund their favorite presidential hopeful campaigns in order to have their candidate repeatedly exposed to the U.S. people. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has resulted in this unfair way of campaigning.
President Obama says we must get involved with the conflict in Syria to help destroy ISIS, but what if that is not entirely the case? Could a pipeline issue in Syria be the true reason the U.S. has gotten involved? As this crisis deepens we will find out.
In the first ever pope address at a joint session of Congress, Pope Francis urged U.S. lawmakers to adopt the "Golden Rule" when dealing with immigration and to put an end to the international arms trade. But does money stand in the way?
Bernie Sanders along with 11 fellow senators sent a letter to President Obama urging him to cease Shell’s oil drilling in the Arctic. Because they believe there to be "utter hypocrisy in the current policy."
Both Ben Carson and Donald Trump's recent remarks against race shows the GOP as the party of exclusion. Maybe they should start being nicer to key demographic groups.
One day, in one life, when the attractions of the sensory world have lost their charm, when we begin to see the truth of the Buddha’s words – that desire is cause of all suffering; when television, video games, sex, drugs and alcohol fail to fill the inner emptiness; when we sit in a pub with a friend and ask aloud, what the point of it all is.