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This Week In The Campaign For The Millennial Vote

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The White House, source: Wikimedia Commons By: Noah Nelson, Youth Radio Staff Writer Ah, the 2016 Presidential election. It seems like only 40 years...

Tell Us Why We're At War, Candidates

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

When I was a kid, successive presidents told us we had to fight in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, because if we didn't fight them over there, we'd have to fight them on the beaches of California. We believed. It was a lie.

Another Bend of the Arc Towards Justice

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

While it doesn't carry any legal weight, only the power of symbolism, the most touching moments for me in the president's presentation were his fluency with the word "transgender."

Fifty Years Later the 1964 Civil Rights Act Is Still Under Assault

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Things have regressed so much that there's much speculation that the 1964 Civil rights Act would have tough sledding getting through the heavily tea party influenced GOP controlled House today.

Victory! Proctor & Gamble to Eliminate Triclosan and DEP From Its Products

Christine Escobar | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Christine Escobar

Procter & Gamble has announced plans to eliminate the toxic chemicals triclosan and diethyl phthalate (DEP) from all its products by 2014.

The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

House Republicans: What Happened? You Were Doing So Well

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

When a Republican Member of Congress uses a term like "wetback," I generally write it off to the insensitivity of individuals of a certain age. But when almost every Republican votes to deport DREAMers and many other sensible Republicans propose the enforcement-only son-of-H.R 4437, I am genuinely offended.

Congratulations, You Funded Matter Selling Itself to Medium and You Didn't Make a Dime!

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.26.2013 | Media
Stephen Robert Morse

The founders of Matter have now sold the magazine, but why they've "sold" to online publisher Medium is bonkers, given that Medium seems to have no intention to be a platform for paid for professional content.

Florida Man's Case Against Debt Collection Company Dismissed: Update

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Small Business

UPDATE: Oliff's case was dismissed. Previously: A Florida man is trying to break his employment contract in court by claiming that his boss tormen...

Dog Ears Music: National Meaning of "Is" Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cowboy Junkies, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Judy Garland, Salt 'N' Pepa, Bob Schneider and more.

The 10 Worst Drug Recalls In History

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This year's recall of certain types of Tylenol and Motrin by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), which began in January, brought back memories of the 1982 ...

The Michelle Obama Weight Debate

Peter Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Gorman

If one really wants to look at a First Lady who pushed her own agenda, one need only look at Nancy Reagan and her Just Say No effort.

Out of Almost Everywhere?

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

This summer the rise of the American military empire and the reasons for winding it down was examined in a trio of books associated with the website

Obama Poll Watch -- July, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

July had some political successes for Obama, but the public once again didn't give him any credit for passing Wall Street reform, or any of the other achievements Obama chalked up.

J&J Knew About Motrin's 'Phantom Recall'

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

E-mails obtained by the FDA between McNeil and Winston- Salem, North Carolina-based Inmar include a memo urging the contractor to hide its identity wh...

Obama Poll Watch -- May, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Obama's presidency wind up charting a similar course as Carter, or will he recover as Reagan did? Only a fool would even contemplate making such a prediction at this point, that's all that really can be said.

Federal Debt: Bond Market Says U.S. Debt Is Riskier Than Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway | Daniel Kruger and Bryan Keogh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 22 (Bloomberg) -- The bond market is saying that it's safer to lend to Warren Buffett than Barack Obama. Two-year notes sold by the billionai...

Johnson and Wales's Racist Flier Response Criticized

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver


Obama Poll Watch -- February, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The president's approval and disapproval numbers are within kissing distance. When will Obama turn this around? Will he turn this around?

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2010 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After taking a look at Obama's numbers for the month, we continue our march backwards through history, this month serving up a comparison between Obama and Richard Nixon's term-and-a-half.

Obama Must Reframe The Debate

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth-generated news throughout the globe. By: Will Nelligan In just a few hours, Pre...

Casey Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Heiress ARRESTED For Grand Theft, Allegedly Used Reality Star's Vibrator | Emily Smith and Andy Soltis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Casey Johnson, the troubled heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, is under arrest for grand theft after she allegedly stole dozens of pieces of cl...

Clean & Clear Skin Cream Ad BANNED For Makeup In 'After' Shots

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Read More: Johnson, Style News

British television has banned an advertisement for Johnson & Johnson's Clean and Clear Spot Control Kit after complaints that the actresses were weari...

Health Care Reform Struggle Will Not End This Year

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

No matter what healthcare bill passes, it is not going to remain static. It is going to be revisited again and again over the next few decades. That's how lawmaking works.

Health Care: Big Gains Come with Small Steps

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

As we look toward Congressional action for 2010, we hope for passage of a "good enough" bill -- not a perfect bill -- that can be tinkered with.