What are we doing to interrupt injustice? What are we doing to get in the way of violence and death and war? What are we doing to transform weapons into farm tools?
The bottom line is simple: replacing dirty coal with energy efficiency makes sound economic sense and saves lives.
SGRRC's goal was simple: to empower young women both on and off the stage. Though it has progressed in recent years, the music industry is still very male dominated.
For many, middle school is a horrific experience. I was a scrawny kid with bad hair, bad skin and a big nose. My classmates teased me mercilessly. I found solace in music.
Instead of fighting these perceptions tooth and nail, Democrats have opted to cede the south to people like Bob Corker. It's the new, unspoken "27 -state strategy," and though it will probably work out well for Obama in November, it is otherwise a miserable failure thus far.
When a nuclear weapons facility can't stop infiltration by an octogenarian nun, it's time to reassess its security standards.
As Tennessee has shown, our children, our teachers, and our country will be better off when school leaders and educators finally undertake the challenging task of creating a meaningful and useful system for supporting and evaluating our nation's teachers.
One of the reform law's most important provisions -- the one that that insurance firms and Wall Street despise most -- is the one that sets the minimum allowable medical loss ratio, effective last year, at 80 percent for policies sold to individuals and small businesses.
This week the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill to undercut efforts to address illegal logging.
A lot of hard work was put into bringing such an awesome organization on to MTSU's campus and there is still a lot of work to be done. But the hardest work of all has been convincing queer men to go Greek. Who can blame them?
A new version of race relations seems to have taken hold in Southern political life. Cynics can snicker; but the changed order is better than anything practiced in the past in this part of the country.
Prince's is on the sweaty side of town where the hard work gets done, where transmissions are being repaired and tires exchanged.
State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.
I witnessed the visceral need for health care for all firsthand this April while filming a documentary about a free "pop-up" medical clinic set up on the NASCAR Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee by an organization called Remote Are Medical.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was ahead of the anti-voter curve. As one of his first acts as governor, Branstad signed an executive order ending a policy that automatically gave ex-felons the right to vote after they were released from prison.
Things like "stealth jihad" and "creeping Sharia" will not come out of these mosques. That's because they do not exist. What does exist is growing Islamophobia and those who are willing to take their animosity to whatever end is necessary in order to discriminate against them.