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Inaction Cannot Be An Option

Inaction Cannot Be An Option

Marian Wright Edelman  06.16.2016
Since 1963 more than 176,000 children have died from gun violence in America — over three times more than all the soldiers killed in...
What Addiction Recovery Can Teach Us About Change: Thoughts After the Shooting in Orlando

What Addiction Recovery Can Teach Us About Change: Thoughts After the Shooting in Orlando

Constance Scharff, Phd  06.16.2016
How do we overcome addiction? Completely new actions. Can we apply the same principles to mass shootings?
Domestic Terrorism: Be Afraid! Be Very Afraid! (You Will Probably Die From Heart Disease)

Domestic Terrorism: Be Afraid! Be Very Afraid! (You Will Probably Die From Heart Disease)

Riley Waggaman  06.16.2016
In the wake of yet another bizarre and uniquely American mass shooting, we once again we find ourselves bombarded by copypasta Facebook...

God Bless America, Land of 'No Religious Tests'

Faisal J. Abbas  06.16.2016
Yesterday, even the harshest critics of the Commander-in-Chief couldn't help but stand by his side as he delivered one of his most powerful...
The Power of the Question: Could Better Listening Make for a Better Country?

The Power of the Question: Could Better Listening Make for a Better Country?

Kim Douglass Marin  06.15.2016
It's true, David Brooks: Listening to one another might make us all clearer on why we vote the way we do. But more importantly, I believe...

3 Tech Startups Fighting ISIS With a Holy War on Poverty

Eli Schwartz  06.15.2016
For most countries in the world, the potential correlation between poverty and terrorism is more of an academic question.

Dear Daughter, In Face of Tragedy Try to Keep Your Spirit Intact

The University of Central Florida Forum  06.15.2016
By Leandra Preston-Sidler UCF Forum columnist "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look...

A Letter To My Republican Friends: Country Trumps Party

David Paine  06.15.2016
Every Republican has to do whatever it takes to block Donald Trump from ascending to the White House. He is dangerous. He is unpredictable....
Why Aren't More People Upset Over The Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv?

Why Aren't More People Upset Over The Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv?

Rocco Papa  06.15.2016
When these two other attacks occurred, folks rushed to social media with words of support. It was cool and fashionable for people to show...
Faith Communities Need to Combat Violence of All Forms Against LGBTQ People

Faith Communities Need to Combat Violence of All Forms Against LGBTQ People

Murali Balaji  06.15.2016
The Orlando terror attack and hate massacre has prompted another question: are faith communities doing enough to combat hateful rhetoric...
Hate, Fear, and America

Hate, Fear, and America

Carolyn Lukensmeyer  06.15.2016
In the wake of the unspeakable horror in Orlando, we're seeing what hate and fear do to civilization. Fear is what terrorists seek. Anger...
Why Trump (And Others) Call The Orlando Shooter An ISIS Terrorist When He's As American As Him

Why Trump (And Others) Call The Orlando Shooter An ISIS Terrorist When He's As American As Him

Earl Ofari Hutchinson  06.15.2016
The politics behind the witch-hunt of Muslims is just as easy to see. It's been an ace card for legions of GOP demagogic, fear-mongering...
Pick Your Poison: Clinton Vs. Trump on Foreign Policy

Pick Your Poison: Clinton Vs. Trump on Foreign Policy

Stephen Zunes  06.15.2016
This article originally appeared in the June 15, 2016 online edition of The Progressive.In their remarks to the nation following the Orlando...