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An Open Letter to Millennials About This Election From An Old Guy Who Actually Likes You

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Frank Schaeffer

You are a betrayed generation. Frivolous divorce rocked your world as too many parents gave up on themselves and you.

Among the Thugs Again: When It Goes Off

Chris Fici | Posted 07.22.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

The blokes of English Football Saturday in Bill Buford's Among the Thugs certainly had built what seemed to be a fully functioning, hierarchical, multi-tiered Church and Community behind their devotion to Manchester United or West Ham or Millwall.

Among The Thugs Again: Devotion Curdling Into Violence

Chris Fici | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

This crisis is of deep existential import, for it not only threatens the most vulnerable members of our human family, but also the very fabric of our planet itself.

Among The Thugs Again: The Nasty Ghost Of Hooliganism

Chris Fici | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

Among the Thugs is also a deeply religious book, for it reveals to us what happens when devotion becomes the motivation and mechanism of violence. Devotion curdling into violence is a virus which continues to infect our bodies of faith.

Some Soccer Brass in the Former Soviet Union Yawn Over Fan Violence

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Soccer fans. Stock Photo. Soccer fans around the world were outraged when an official of Russia's football federation praised Russ...

A White Terrorist Is A 'Troubled Loner.' Unarmed Black Kids Are 'Thugs'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.30.2015 | Media

Media rhetoric so often lives in shades of gray, yet when it comes to the terms used to describe people in crime stories, its true colors may be black...

What Do You Call White Rioters? Anything But Thugs

Robert Greenwald | Posted 06.16.2016 | Media
Robert Greenwald

Young white people are seen as "kids," prone to make mistakes, well into their twenties. But a 12-year-old black kid is seen as a dangerous criminal once he is old enough to play alone in the park.

A Good Step in Baltimore, but Justice Has not yet Prevailed

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

The decision by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby to charge six officers for the death of Freddie Gray, while important, is not the end of the process toward justice. Rather, it is just the beginning step.

Michael Brown, Son, Student 'Thug'?

Ama Yawson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

The politics of respectability in the black community may not only hinder us from acting and engaging in the constructive protest, lobbying and collective action needed to create a more just society, as it has with respect to the Ferguson protests, but it may also prevent us from simply being and living freely.

Why Crime-Thriller Fiction

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

They always say write what you know, but I prefer to write what I love. And they always say, write the kind of book you would love to read. So, I write crime fiction.

Photo-Essay: Welcome To Sarah Palin's America...

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis


Angel Profiling (1): A Moveable Feast of Mugs, Maniacs and Masters of the Game

Dave Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Lerner

In this mini-series I intend to elaborate on the subject of angel investing and to give fledgling angels the opportunity to learn more about who we are, how you become an angel, and what the general options are.

Dangerous Incentives: Corporations, Thugs, and Politics

Neetu Mahil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Neetu Mahil

The private sector is adept at many things; financing political outcomes shouldn't be one of them. To transform our democracy, we must make elections publicly-financed, issue-based contests, open to all.

Deadly Wrong

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

We can do no less than to get out there and push back if we are to begin to get the kind of health services we've been denied while insurance and HMO executives have taken home disgracefully bloated paychecks.

How Ted Kennedy Countered Town Hall Goon Squads

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

There's a simple solution to these Republican astro-turf goon squads that are currently disrupting Democratic town hall meetings on health care. Do what Kennedy did.