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A Stoic Guide to Coping With the Holidays

Skye Cleary | Posted 12.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Skye Cleary

With drunk and flirty coworkers at holiday parties, rowdy relatives at family gatherings, and the inherent foibles of holiday travels, there is a neve...

The Temperance Movement and How We Beat the Tea Party

Sen. Charles E. Schumer | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Sen. Charles E. Schumer

It's time we deal with the reality that, for the first time in American history, middle-class American incomes have declined for almost a generation. If middle-class incomes continue to decline, we will have a dramatically different America, a less optimistic, more sour America.

Kelly Clarkson In Tears over Link between Ancestor's Sacrifice and President Obama's Inauguration

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 09.14.2013 | TV
Megan Smolenyak

When Kelly Clarkson sang the phrase "land where my fathers died" from My Country,'Tis of Thee at President Obama's second inauguration, little did she...

Saying Bad Things About Booze -- Propaganda as Science

Stanton Peele | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Propaganda is claimed as science every day in schools across the country, led by D.A.R.E. I've seen them do it, and my kids reported the propaganda back to me.

Moral Versus Health Scales: Where Do Sex, Smoking, and Drinking Fall?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

The United States has had a long, see-saw moral and public health battle over alcohol.

Were the Founding Fathers Alcoholics?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

I want to talk about how much the founding fathers drank. Quite a bit. Just think what would happen if a politician today drank anywhere near as much as they did at that Constitutional party.

The Good and the Evil of Alcohol

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

It may not be that alcohol produces these benefits, but that people who lead good lives are moderate drinkers, not teetotalers. What does this say about what we should teach about alcohol?