Are we going to accept hard truths and deal with them head-on, or are we going to continue to bury our heads in the sand and shut out all logic with reality shows and Twitter trolling?
What I enjoy about this queen is her ability to use drag to deal with tough issues, challenge her audience and provoke conversation.
Dr. Carson, if you are open to discovering the truth about the Holocaust and can find an hour to play catch-up, here are some "Cliff's Notes" and links to help you learn the well documented truth about the horrors of Hitler's war against the Jews.
Probably for the first time in his life, director Michael Moore was hesitant to discuss politics. I asked the always opinionated Michael Moore whom would he be voting for in the next presidential election during the Q&A period after the screening of his new film, Where to Invade Next.
Many of the young people I have dealt with over the years firmly believe in carrying a gun. It's actually a commandment that they live by--"Thou shalt carry a gun for protection" is the way they put it.
I don't get the gun thing. Wasn't raised with guns, and don't think I've ever held one. If you disagree with me -- and have read this far -- you do get it. This seems like a good start to an important conversation.
Focusing on the relationship between guns and inequality will allow gun control advocates to argue that restricting firearm access is an essential step towards achieving social justice and economic empowerment.
On this beautiful fall day in northeast Ohio, I wish I were writing something about pumpkins and the amazing colors on the trees, but as a psychologis...
Progressive and realist thinking is not just an alternative political or social position. This position feels more like an urgent and essential response to a crisis of anti-knowledge and a "dumbing down" of our cogent thinking.
This Friday a powerful new documentary on America's gun conversation is going to open in 20 cities across the nation. The Armor of Light is asking us have a thoughtful conversation about guns and reducing gun violence in our communities.
The Australians may not believe as much Americans do in Halloween, but neither do their cynicism, pessimism and disengagement from their society come close to the current American quagmire.
While Trump's enormous popularity this summer had surprised me, I must say that Carson's surge has worried me. Deeply. It's clear that he's capable of the same incendiary rhetoric that has marked Donald Trump's campaign.
If Nelson Mandela were alive, he would say that the problem of gun violence can only be resolved by bringing everyone to the table who has a stake in the game. We need to invite the other side to join us in the discussion; if they refuse, we need to invite them again and again.
Let's notice the lonely children, parents, and young adults. Advocate for them. Prevent bullying. Let's surround kids with invitations to engage; education and mental health services to support; and integrated plans for serving their needs. Let's make it difficult to want the gun, let alone get the gun.