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Divine (and Deplorable) Children

Don Cosentino | Posted 01.19.2017 | Religion
Don Cosentino

Responding to a recent Trump tweet calling for America to "strengthen and expand" its nuclear capability, Senator Merkley (D-Oregon) concluded, "We h...

These Designers Are Proving Queer Fashion Is Way More Than Just A Trend

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.06.2016 | Queer Voices

From countless articles mapping the rise of androgynous models to the influx of highly visible gender-neutral clothing to celebrities challenging gend...

Integrity In the Time of Cholera (Oops, I Mean Election Year)

Cate Montana | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Cate Montana

Most definitions of integrity involve words like honesty and principle, probity and candor ... in other words, truthfulness. And yet the original root comes from the Latin word integer (a word that might give some of us a grade school math flashback) meaning wholeness.

A Conservative Psychoanalysis of Coffman's Labeling Obama as a "Recruiting Tool" for Terrorists

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.25.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colffman lacks the "sense of shame about transgressing norms and common decencies" that Podhoretz finds absent in Trump.

What We're Reading

Ann Reid | Posted 01.22.2017 | Education
Ann Reid

From flooding in Florida to digging into the evolution of dogs, this week's reading contains plenty of big issues, so you may not really need the magn...

What We're Reading

Ann Reid | Posted 01.20.2017 | Education
Ann Reid

David Bowie told Vanity Fair in 1998 that his idea of perfect happiness was reading, and he certainly looks happy in the iconic poster from the American Library Association. Go, and do thou likewise.

TSA To Stop Accepting Driver's Licenses From 9 U.S. States

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Katherine LaGrave, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy States refusing to comply with the Real ID Act may finally pay the price--but travelers are i...

Finding the Missing Millions Can Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Mahmoud Mohieldin | Posted 12.07.2016 | World
Mahmoud Mohieldin

The international community should establish the right monitoring mechanisms and indicators to measure whether we are on track to achieving the SDGs. This target for universal identity will be especially critical as a means of monitoring and achieving the SDGs as a whole.

Homelessness: California Offers Free ID to Homeless People

Christine Schanes | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Christine Schanes

As of July 1st, a homeless person, child or youth born in the State of California can get a free certified birth certificate from the county of their birth.

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

You Be You or Someone Else Will Try -- Identity Theft Prevention Techniques

Mark Steber | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to top industry specialists, almost everyone's personal information has ALREADY been stolen in one form or another. And it is just a matter of time of when it will happen again.

Top 10 Scariest Things About Income Taxes

Mark Steber | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Even though many people feel taxes are scarier than speaking in public, for the majority of people, tax-time is the single largest cash windfall of the year. More than 75 percent of all taxpayers get an average tax refund of $3,000 -- nothing scary about that.

ID Theft -- It's a Matter of When

Mark Steber | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Identity theft is everywhere and takes many forms and new scams are appearing every day.

7 Billion Minds, or One?

Dr. Larry Dossey | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Larry Dossey

The ethical implications of our fundamental connectedness are profound. Because of our intrinsic oneness, health can never be merely personal, and neither can illness, poverty, or hunger.


The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

Fresh off the success of the concert documentary "This Is Us" and the group's overwhelming VMA victory for Song of the Summer, One Direction will rele...

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

The Washington Post Got It Wrong: We Don't Need a National ID Card

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

The Washington Post editorial board jumped into a center of a decades-old debate by declaring their support for a universal national identity card. In reality, implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.

Three Men Almost Pull Off Million Dollar Insurance Fraud

Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

The latest installment of "Blood, Lies and Alibis" told the story of one of the most elaborate insurance fraud cases ever seen -- a case the LA Times ...

'Sins & Secrets': Former DJ Killed For Inheritance

Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

Money can drive people to do terrible things, and it was pure greed that fueled the tragic story of Steven Williams, at one time a very popular DJ in ...

POLL: Is The TSA Taking Us Closer To A 'Papers Please' Society

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

America is edging closer to a "papers please" society, at least when it comes to travel. Where's the evidence? Just visit Arizona.

One Of LA's Most Prolific Serial Killers Profiled On 'Very Bad Men'

Posted 09.21.2012 | TV

The story of Chester DeWayne Turner unfolded on "Very Bad Men," freeing a man convicted of three murders along the way. Turner was in prison on an eig...

'Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?': Childhood Sweetheart Turned Monster

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

A truly heartbreaking story on "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?" as viewers were introduced to Shaina Gibson. Shaina had known Joseph Allsop since she wa...

'I Married A Mobster': Teen Sex Slave Later Marries A Hitman

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

Wendy Mazaros started getting into trouble with the mob at a young age. On "I Married a Mobster," interviews and reenactments saw her story unfold fro...

'Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets': College Student Killed In Her Dorm Room

Posted 09.18.2012 | TV

Kate Johnson was a senior at the University of Portland, but she never made it to graduation. "Stolen Voices, Buried Secrets" told the story of her mu...

'Very Bad Men': Sam Pirrera Accused Of Burning Wife's Body Parts

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

A disturbing story with many unanswered questions unfolded on "Very Bad Men" that left no doubt that Sam Pirrera fit the title of this show. His mothe...