The Republican Party May Not Be Headed Toward the Demise Many Surmise
History shows that the GOP will probably survive Donald Trump; Ted Cruz once supported a ban on dildos; meanwhile, a New York Daily News writer argues vehemently against his paper’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton. These discoveries and more below.
What Can the Collapse of the Whig Party Tell Us About Today’s Politics? Is the Republican party on the verge of catastrophe? Probably not, if history is any indicator.
Who’s Behind the New LGBT Bathroom Laws? Lawmakers in state after state are passing bills to protect those who cite religious beliefs for refusing to serve or employ gay or transgender people.
Why Thousands of Americans Are Lining Up to Get Arrested in D.C. This Week Bernie Sanders-loving Democracy Spring protesters are trying to put sex appeal into good government
Here’s Why I, a Writer for the New York Daily News, Totally Disagree with the Editorial Board’s Hillary Clinton endorsement I disagree with virtually every single word written by our Editorial Board on why they are supporting Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. It is amazing, shocking even, on how differently we see this race and the candidates in it.
The Time Ted Cruz Defended a Ban on Dildos His legal team argued there was no right “to stimulate one’s genitals.”
Revealed: The Hidden Cost of Israel’s Public Spending on Religious Services First-of-its-kind study shows religious allocations in 2016 amount to $2.3 billion — or 2.3% of total state budget — spread across several ministries.
How University Students Infantilize Themselves In June 1962, 59 student activists met in Port Huron, Michigan to draft a manifesto of their core principles.
Radioactive Boars Rampage Around Fukushima A boom in the wild boar population is causing problems for farmers near the site of the 2011 nuclear disaster.
The Geography of the Republican Primaries The remaining candidates continue to resonate with counties that are being left behind.
Holdouts: The Solitary Resisters of Real Estate For all his money and power, Donald Trump couldn’t force a widow from her New Jersey home back in the 1990s
Can Egypt’s Parliament Learn From Israeli Knesset? On March 22, Sayed Farag, an Egyptian member of parliament representing Cairo’s Hadayek el-Qubba district, announced an initiative to form a parliamentary delegation that would visit the Israeli Knesset to discuss pending issues between the two countries.
Why ‘Natural Selection’ Became Darwin’s Fittest Metaphor Some metaphors end up forgotten by all but the most dedicated historians, while others lead long, productive lives.
Porn Site Bans North Carolina Users Due To State’s Anti-LGBT Laws There’s a new kink in North Carolina’s LGBT controversy: A popular porn website is banning all computers from “The Tar Heel State.”
Rich Bitch: The Legal Battle Over Trust Funds for Pets The life of Leona Helmsley presents an object lesson in the truism that money does not buy happiness.
Sanders Is Bad on Detail, but He Has What Hillary Lacks: The Spirit of Protest Hillary Clinton is the likely Democratic nominee. But to win a resounding victory in November, she needs to convince Bernie Sanders supporters. Here’s how.
Thomas Piketty on the Panama Papers: Act Now. Don’t Wait for Another Crisis Financial secrecy represents a huge threat to the fragile global system, and we won’t solve the problem by politely asking tax havens to stop behaving badly
No Planet for Optimists When it comes to global warming, what else don’t we know?Wait, before you go…
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