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In Trump Era, What To Do about Bigots on Colorado Talk Radio?

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bigotry toward Muslims is part of the hot air on some Colorado talk-radio shows, so much so that you get inured to it and kind of accept it. But now ...

We Are The Un-United States Of America

Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera | Posted 11.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera

Last week, the majority of voters across this great nation were accosted. They were accosted by painful and frightening facts. The fact is, Donald Tru...

Boycott Trump's America

Frank Browning | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Frank Browning

When you first enter the Rodin Museum in the center of Paris, "The Thinker" is nowhere in sight. First you come to naïve adolescent paintings, then ...

The Election And "The Other"

Sandro Galea | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Sandro Galea

I can only hope that Donald Trump will govern differently than he campaigned, that he does not truly mean the things he has said, that he has the best interests of each member of the American family at heart, including immigrants like me.

Don't Be Afraid. Be Loud!

John Halstead | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
John Halstead

Whatever you think of the neoliberal alternative offered by the Democrats, next year we will have a President who has denied climate change and who may withdraw our country from the Paris climate agreement, which was barely adequate to begin with.

An Invitation To Heal: Post-2016 Presidential Election Results

Stephanie Michele | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Stephanie Michele

This will be my first and last personal statement about the United States Presidential election of 2016. I am not writing this to convince anyone of what is right or what is wrong. I am writing this for the sake of my own healing process and sharing it only to inspire healing in others.

The Election, 2016: Transforming Anger Into Results

Tony Smith | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Tony Smith

Anger impacts our world, every day, in real and substantive ways. It is definitely in the air in this election season, isn't it? Like any engine of high energy it requires a steering wheel, governance, tempering it to be effective, not merely hot.

Just As 9/11 Changed My Reality, So Did 11/9

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 11.11.2016 | Religion
Sheryl Olitzky

It is okay to fear. It is okay to be upset. It is okay to question. But, these feelings must give way to the healing power that is within each of us. The need to come together is now stronger than ever before.

I am NOT Your Evangelical

Khristi Adams | Posted 11.10.2016 | Religion
Khristi Adams

As an independent, I'm not writing this as a means of saying that my values align completely with one party or another. But the Bible says you will know them by their fruit, and I see their fruit and now I know that you neither stand for me or Jesus.

This Morning Feels Like September 12, 2001

Domenick Scudera | Posted 11.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

More than half of the country voted for Donald Trump. This makes me feel unsafe. As unsafe as I felt on September 12, 2001.

The Real Threat to Democracy: Donald Trump's Culture of Sociopathy

John Tsilimparis | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
John Tsilimparis

Although the election is less than two weeks away, based on the current poll numbers, it's looking like America (and the world for that matter) will e...

Clinton is the only way to prevent the dangers of a Trump presidency

Debbie Almontaser | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Debbie Almontaser

As we approach the final stretch of the presidential elections, it is important that we take a moment to consider just what is at stake in this electi...

Bigotry Is Alive And Well In An America I Do Not Recognize

Ann Fry | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Ann Fry

As I matured, became a teenager and then a college student, I began to look around and saw a much bigger picture.

Love Child

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 10.11.2016 | Comedy
Christina Oxenberg

If you are born into a game, by definition, you are programed to aim to win. Meantime, the half cracked peppercorns live amongst us. Look out, but more importantly, look up.

'I Solemnly Swear...'

David Trumble | Posted 10.08.2016 | Politics
David Trumble



Debra Jane Campbell | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Debra Jane Campbell

As a professor of logic, I am deeply troubled by the lack of argument surrounding the issues of this campaign and the continual use of the ad hominem fallacy.

Facing Our Giants: The Question of America's Most Hated Candidates

Katie Buerger | Posted 09.22.2016 | Religion
Katie Buerger

Regardless of the outcome in November, these issues and these personal questions are not going to go away. Stop hiding from them. Stop hiding from these questions so that when you stand up and stand by someone, you have firm ground to stand on; so that when you live your faith, it means something and you know what it means.

Dear White People: Want To Protest Police Brutality And The Toxicity Of Bigotry? Start At Home

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

What we can all do, each of us, every day, without any other tools, positions, access, or power, is teach our children well.

Check In

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

So check in now and then with the things and people you love. Give them a seat in first class. Forget your hate baggage, it's too expensive to fly with anyway.

The Alt Right: Barbarians At The Gates Or Political Hyperbole?

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

The alt right movement is an insurgent, racially tinged one that seeks to dismantle traditional conservative institutions to provide a political voice to an array of exiles on the far right.

What The #PhelpsFace Was Really About (And Why No One Wants To Admit It)

Gene Marks | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Michael Phelps has not only been crushing it in Rio, but he's also been destroying the internet. That's because of a viral photo of him taken right before a race he was about to swim.

I'm Mad As Hell... And You Should Be Too!

Tammy L. Coia | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
Tammy L. Coia

I have to let the anger release when I think about Donald Trump and his thoughts on my friends from Mexico. He has no idea what it means to have nothing, and yet be so rich in so many ways.

Could We Solve The World's Biggest Problems With Emotions?

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 07.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Think what would happen if we all decided to do our next action so that it would create positive ripple effect instead of negative?

Hate Your Job? Here's What It's Costing You

Ashley Stahl | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

If you hate your job, chances are you hate your life. And you're not alone: anywhere from 20% to 40% of people report hating their job. That's a cring...

What If We Stopped Speaking Negatively And Instead Used Words Of Kindness?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Elizabeth Santiago UCF Forum columnist Children usually begin speaking their first words about 11 or 12 months old. From "mama" and "dada" come mo...