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Black Women Are Not (Rated) Less Attractive!: Independent Analysis of the Add Health Dataset

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 07.23.2011 | Style
Scott Barry Kaufman

The low convergence of ratings finding suggests that in this very large and representative dataset, beauty is mostly in the eye of the beholder. What we are looking at here are simple ratings of attractiveness by interviewers whose tastes differ rather strongly.

I Am Outraged! Are You Not Outraged?

Mark Morford | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Here's the good news: You are not alone. Nearly all good Americans are outraged about something. This is what makes us good Americans.

Kitano Outdoes Kick-Ass Violence at Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The question of pleasure in movie violence is key to how one takes Takesha Kitano's newest film Outrage, which premiered this week at Cannes.

Let's Get Theological on Health Care and Warfare

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Anyone care to provide a theological foundation for the Republican policy preferences for the rich and for war? I would really like to see it.

Rage Against the Whatever

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

If there was one issue I was absolutely certain that all Americans agreed upon, it was this: we are, uniformly and emphatically, opposed to extremists flying planes into our buildings. I was wrong.

New Irish Blasphemy Law Undermines Free Speech

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

On Jan. 1, a controversial blasphemy law came into force in Ireland and immediately became a matter of international concern. Pakistan and the Organi...

When Political Correctness Gets in the Way of Charity

Rachel Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rachel Dunn

When I read that Royal Caribbean cruise ships were stopping in Labadee, Haiti, I reacted with outrage. When I started thinking, I realized I was and am glad that the cruise ships are stopping in Haiti.

Outrage 2.0

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

Outrage is alive and well and living in America. It can be heard in every corner of the country, as well as on Capitol Hill. In cyberspace, our voices are being heard loud and clear.

ReThink Review: Outrage -- One Reason Why the Bird/Shepard Hate Crimes Act Took So Long

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

And the main reason is because hatred/fear of gays is running neck-and-neck with hatred/fear of government for the most defining, unifying characteristic of the "modern" republican party.

The Outrage Pandemic

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

Less than a year ago, tens of millions of Americans descended on DC, just so they could say, "I was there." Now, a majority of Americans seem convinced that Obama has personally slighted them.

Screaming & Shouting Matches: Wrestling or Congress?

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

We have much to learn from the simple people of this world .

Where is the Outrage Over Our Current Health Care System?

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

Why are Republicans and Blue Dogs playing political tricks just to defend insurance companies and peddling a perverted version of an America where the government aiding its citizens is treated like an act of treason?

So-Called 'Conservatives' Should Find Something Else to Bellyache About

Christopher Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Ingram

Getting all worked up over Obama's school house speech is a distraction and a diversion from the real problems facing our country.

Hold That Email!

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

We have a transformative opportunity in moments when our rage impels us to lash out in retaliation.

Charlie Crist: Bad News for the GOP?

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

Is Charlie Crist the face of a new Republican Party, or a harbinger of the GOP's demise? He's handsome, personable and popular: a dream candidate for...

Outrage: Outing Politicians Cinematically, Joking About 9/11, and Torture in Star Trek

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

what about the Wanda Sykes roast? Was she out of bounds? Can a joke about 9/11 be funny, even if it's tasteless?

"Outrage" Documentary: Activists Outing Gay Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: NPR has spiked a review of "Outrage" for naming some of the politicians outed in the film. Citing a policy of protecting the privacy of publi...

Life in These Untied States

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

This entire cycle (rage; exploitation; more rage) seems to me worse than usual, as does its manipulation by the wealthy and their servants. Or is it a relatively minor, if lurid, sideshow?

Outrage Over Blagojevich? Really?

Aram Khayatpour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aram Khayatpour

Alright, what he did was bad. But why is there all this concern over little old Rod Blagojevich while Bush, Cheney, and his cronies still sit in the White House, untouched?

A Response To Rep. Elijah Cummings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The loopholes which allow such corporate excess were not exactly handed down to Moses on tablets -- each and every loophole was approved by Congress.