If too many are only willing to stand up against hate directed at ourselves and other members of our community, then we are not truly against hate or for social justice--we are merely for ourselves.
In the documentary Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort, filmmakers attempt to revisit a time gone by and answer the question, "What was it about the Catskills, and Kutsher's in particular, that made going there such a unique and cherished experience?"
Romney asked a question at the RNC that addresses a number of issues in one. He asked his listeners if we were better off four years ago. In the word...
It's official. This week, the Republican National Convention will nominate Mitt Romney as their candidate for president. Since Romney first announced ...
There were two main stories that dominated the late night shows this week: Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan to be, in his words, "the next President ...
Here's why I'd almost be willing to give The Campaign a pass on the fact that it's sloppy, inconsistent and only intermittently funny.
Every time we choose what we're going to wear, we make a statement about who we are in the world: Progressive values involve taking the side of the weak against the strong, but wearing dead animals does the opposite of that.
Worse than Swift Boating and worse than Willie Horton, Mitt Romney is running the most craven, dishonest, and hypocritical campaign we've seen in contemporary American politics.
Bill Maher may have "New Rules" on his television program, but in relation to Black men, some old ones are still in effect.
Over the last year, the late night hosts have celebrated everything both wonderful and terrible about America (or Amercia if you're Mitt Romney). This 4th of July, let's all take a look back at the most patriotic late night clips of the year.
This week kicked off with the Sunday political talk shows obsessing about Anna Wintour's Obama endorsement, then CNN couldn't get enough of England's Diamond Jubilee, but soon the focus shifted to the big recall election in Wisconsin (AKA the "death of unions"). All of the late night shows were back in full force this week (unlike last) to cover these stories and more.
If more than one of these apply to your print, online or broadcast journalism source, you're probably not getting your information from the most reliable place.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert were on vacation, but Conan O'Brien in particular picked up the slack, not only having a great week on his own show, but also popping up in New York on Letterman to lay into Jay Leno in a way he hasn't done since everything went down more than two years ago.
From the moment Joe Biden opened his mouth on Meet the Press, this week was all about gay marriage. Once President Obama made his big announcement on Wednesday afternoon, it was all anyone in the media could talk about.
Fox is now what McCarthy would have been if he had access to the Internet and 24-hour cable TV. Odd stories like the birther movement only exist because Fox irresponsibly fans the flames, continuing to report on the discredited issue.
Free the Animals tells the riveting, real-life story of the people who put on disguises, use fake IDs, or jimmy their way into laboratories in order to carry out the daring rescues of animals used in experiments and of the insiders, the whistleblowers, who risk their jobs to help them.