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A Sermon On Hating A President

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Pastors of America, take the following for your Sunday sermon: "Dearly beloved: Hatred shares some heredity with anger, and anger is one of the seve...

Memo to the President-Elect: It's Not OK

Tom Nagorski | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Tom Nagorski

The other day I received a call from a reporter with what seemed an odd request. He wanted my thoughts on the internment of Japanese-Americans during ...

Donald Trump and Hate in America

William S. Becker | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics
William S. Becker

This is the first in a series of posts exploring some of the things that must change in government and society to fix America, including the deep divi...

It's Mourning In America

Grant Farred | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Grant Farred

It's Mourning in America. It is the oldest form of identity politics in America. Address white Americans as exactly that, white Americans. Donald Tru...


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.

What The Buddha Would Say To Mr. Trump

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If a bull goes straight when the herd is crossing a road, then they will all go straight because he leads the way. The same among people. If the one w...

The Duty to Hate Hillary (Another Message to Conservatives)

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This is another in my series of op/eds that run in the newspapers of my conservative area. Like most of these pieces, this one attempts to challenge m...

When The Alt-Right Attacks

Anthony Romeo | Posted 09.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony Romeo

“We’re with you, and you’re with us. We are bigger than bigotry, louder for love.” Fifteen words, sent out on Twitter to the account of Hillar...

[IN&OUT KOREA] Anonymous Interview on Misogyny Pt. 2

AsiaToday | Posted 09.05.2016 | World

[A foreign woman prays at a subway entrance in Seoul's Gangnam Station on May 22, 2016, to mourn the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman by a male a...

[IN&OUT KOREA] Anonymous Interview on Misogyny Pt. 1

AsiaToday | Posted 09.01.2016 | World

[The wall at exit 10 of Seoul's Gangnam Station is covered with memos left by citizens, in memory of a woman who was stabbed to death by a stranger in...

Trump Or The Trouble With Hating

Sherman Yellen | Posted 08.27.2016 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Trump hate. I don't like these feelings. I don't want these feelings.

From Ripples Come Tsunamis

David Sable | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
David Sable

A few short weeks ago, I--along with thousands of others--walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is on...

Take A Walk In My Shoes

Jamell N.A. Henderson | Posted 07.11.2016 | Black Voices
Jamell N.A. Henderson

When I saw the breaking news that another African-American man was gunned down at POINT-BLANK range by a police officer, whom he and his partner was able to tackle this man down and restrain him, my reaction unfortunately... is blank.

Why America Stays Stuck

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

Ever since the end of the Civil War, America has remained stuck in her white supremacy. So many people groan when the subject of race is brought up,...

Dad, It Could Have Been Me

Matt R. Salmon | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt R. Salmon

Even to this day, when I am with a man that I am dating and I want to hold his hand or kiss him, I often refrain; if I decide to give him a peck on the cheek or squeeze his hand I am never without the fear that someone might bring harm to us. That is, unless I am in a gay establishment.

How Does America Break Its Obsession With Hatred And Guns?

Orson Aguilar | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Orson Aguilar

Although America does not necessarily own hate and division (those things have many shareholders around the world), we do own way too many guns. Combine hate and guns with mentally disturbed individuals and you get mass shootings.

Orlando: Beyond the Headlines

Melanie DeSimone | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melanie DeSimone

Let me begin by saying I purposely remove myself from the 24/7 news cycle that beats our ears and tries hard to hammer hearts into whatever shape a pa...

Is Spreading Love As Simple As Being Nice?

Khristi Adams | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Khristi Adams

I'm not sure any of us really has a grasp on what it means to stop hating as much as I'm not sure we know what it means to spread love. Is spreading love as simple as being nice? What would that entail exactly?

Could The Orlando Shootings Be The Smelling Salt We Need?

Kristen Lee | Posted 06.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Kristen Lee

This is the worst wrap-up of gay pride week imaginable. A week that commemorates and celebrates the vast spectrum of human identity. One that showcases the power of love, community, and honoring our truths. And now this.

The Ugly In Christianity

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Blake Fleetwood

For many, there is a deep-seated political hatred, racism, and bigotry hidden behind the guise of Christianity. And I’m tired of keeping quiet. As a...

Donald Trump Is Building a Wall

Frank Islam | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Frank Islam

America did not become the great nation it is because of walls.

I Raised My Voice Against Hatred. It Was Easier Than I Thought It Would Be and It Felt Good.

Kindness Blog | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

"They have the best Greek feta cheese you can get anywhere," my husband said, pointing to the Middle Eastern grocery store around the corner from our...

The Importance and Value of Memory in Advancing Human Rights

Noam Schimmel | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Noam Schimmel

The problem is not memory, it is its hijacking by those who use it in a tendentious way that seeks to sustain hatred and conflict rather than foster cooperation and coexistence and by those who lack compassion and empathy.

Wrestling With the Discomfort of 'The Middle'

Khristi Adams | Posted 04.05.2016 | Religion
Khristi Adams

I've often wondered about the tension and the discomfort of living in the middle. By middle, I mean that space where one has to wrestle with beliefs that aren't their own. That space where I'm compelled to break bread with people who are different than me.

Hey America, Stop Being So Islamophobic

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

Islamophobia is real. And it's not going anywhere....