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The Republican Party Must Evolve Or Face Extinction

Mark Siegel | Posted 10.21.2016 | Politics
Mark Siegel

It's not just Donald Trump's idiosyncratic demagoguery that now threatens the Republican Party. It's the party's anachronistic policies, vitriolic rhetoric and abandonment of the political center that are triggering a classic realignment and reconfiguration of American political parties.

5 Body Imbalances You Might Unknowingly Experience

Sonima.com | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Cassie Shortsleeve Technology has improved our lives in many ways, but not without some consequences, including these five common bodily aches....

A New Political Era: The 2016-2020 Realignment Is Underway

Mark Siegel | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Mark Siegel

In 1928, despite Democrat Al Smith's loss to Republican Herbert Hoover, political scientists found critical changes in American electoral and demographic patterns that began the reversal of the three decade Republican lock on party identification.

'Bright, Infinite Future': Is a Semi-Realignment Coming This Fall for Democrats?

Mark Green | Posted 04.10.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgCiting cultural/demographic/political trends, Green asks Shrum & Matalin if the likely 6th popular vote Dem win in last 7 presidentials will constitute a modest political realignment, less than '32 & the White South in '60s but on par with Reagan '80. Bob: perhaps. Mary: no. Host: it's coming, according his new generation memoir, BrightInfiniteFuture.net.

Bernie's Burden, Voter's Dilemma

Ken Allen | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Ken Allen

"Socialist" has been used as an attack cry by multiple generations of Republicans, even when there was no discernible justification for it.

What You Want Wants You Too!

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being human is an always expanding evolutionary journey that we all can experience -- but the true gift, at the heart of everything, is the ability to simply be.

The Case for Bernie Sanders

Walker Bragman | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Bernie Sanders can win--not just the primary, but the general. Democrats should back him, and ignore the arguments made by Barney Frank and others, who say giving Hillary the nod early is the only hope for victory in 2016.

The Republican Party Is in Shambles

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.17.2016 | Politics
Walker Bragman

With 2016 fast approaching, things look bleak for the GOP. Pandering to a non-white voting block could very well end up costing it the South, as it did to the Democrats in the 1960s. At the same time, pandering to base will alienate too many groups to win in a general election--not the least of which are Latinos.

Natalie Jackson

Why Rush Limbaugh Is Only Partially Right About Democrats And The Confederate Flag

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

Yes, Democrats were in power in South Carolina in 1962 when the Confederate flag was placed atop the Capitol. In fact, in many elections in the state ...

Sport and Society for Arete: Selig Retires

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear that over his long and rocky tenure as Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig left a massive legacy. The business and sport of major league baseball was impacted for good and for ill by the man who began his professional life selling used cars in Milwaukee. He will end his tenure as Commissioner by becoming the "Six Million Dollar Man."

The One Thing You're Forgetting To 'Spring Clean'

Janet M. Neal | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

We all need to spruce up after a long, trying winter. There are gardens to plant, closets to clean and clothing to swap. But while cleaning up your outsides, don't forget the most important part: your inner soul. Here's a guide to doing a "spring cleaning" of your spirit!

They've Done Their Time, Now Let Them Vote

Hector Villagra | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Hector Villagra

Society is much more secure when all people feel they are fully part of it. If we want formerly incarcerated Californians to be good citizens, we need to convince them that they are a part of society, too.

Liberals, Stop Posting Russell Brand's Interview and Vote

Walker Bragman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Regardless of how articulate his summation was, and regardless of how much I enjoy his comedy, Brand is not a part of the solution; in fact it's quite the opposite.

'Apres Cruz, Le Deluge': With a Little Bigness by Dems, Political Realignment Possible

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Ted Cruz's (TP/R-TX) phony filibuster spectacle alienated almost everyone. If his goal were to reduce the Senate's dignity and stature even more than it has been in its filibuster frenzy over the last several years of Republican shenanigans, he succeeded.

The End of the GOP: Why I Disagree With Nate Silver

Walker Bragman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

There is a very real chance that the Republican voters in Kentucky and South Carolina will vote for the Tea Party challengers because they view their senators as too moderate -- and that is problematic.

The Significance of Mark Sanford's Win

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

To conservatives, Mark Sanford's victory against Elizabeth Colbert Busch in the South Carolina special election is a sign of hope that their values are making a comeback, but they miss its real significance which might prove disappointing for them.

Correcting Rand Paul on the GOP's Troubling Civil Rights Record

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.19.2013 | College
Walker Bragman

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently spoke to students at Howard University in an effort to reach minority voters. During the interview Mr. Paul revealed a...

Rand Paul's GOP

Walker Bragman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

No matter what happens, Senator Paul represents a redefining of America's conservative party, and regardless of how electable he is now, his posturing should send a clear message to Democrats.

How Are Realignment Billions Being Spent?

Michael Santos | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime
Michael Santos

There is a lot of controversy around The California Prisoner Realignment Bill, a legislative response to judicial decisions concerning health care in state prison.

California's Realignment: Real Prison Reform or Shell Game?

Michael Santos | Posted 05.11.2013 | Crime
Michael Santos

Since the high court ordered California to reduce its prison population, Governor Brown was forced to take action. The result was realignment.

A House Divided

Walker Bragman | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

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Lead Juvenile Justice Expert Says State Facilities Should Stay Open

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo For more than thirty years, it's been Barry Krisberg's priority to fight for reforms in California's state juvenile correctional fa...

Is California Juvenile Correction So Bad? Bill Sessa Says, No.

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo In 2005, California's juvenile prison system got a face lift. The name changed from CYA, short for California Youth Authority, to t...

The Changing Face of California's Juvenile Justice System

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sayre Quevedo In the coming months the state of California will see much of its juvenile state prison responsibilities handed down to counties. I...

Hillary Wins Big in 2012

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In the eyes of voters, Hillary Clinton is the North Star of an America where Democrats act like Democrats and where every woman deserves equal pay, every worker deserves a job and nobody should be left behind.