Human Interest

NBC Plays A Convenient Game Of Hide-The-Rapist (VIDEO)

NBC Plays A Convenient Game Of Hide-The-Rapist (VIDEO)

Last Sunday night, NBC aired its 90th Anniversary Special. In it, a star-studded cast celebrated an impressive legacy of game-changing, “must-watch” television. NBC is known as the “First Network” and, as the Anniversary Special partially informed us, it has long lived up to its name. NBC was the first to broadcast the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day […]

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey died of heart failure today in Katy, Texas. She was 69. Her grave will undoubtedly be marked with that humble, unassuming name – Norma. Generations from now, women will walk past her without ever knowing how important she was. They won’t know that she sparked innumerable protests, that her pseudonym was synonymous with […]

Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe, Dies At 69 (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey, AKA Jane Roe, Dies At 69 (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey, better known as Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade died on Saturday at an assisted-living facility in Texas. The cause of death was reportedly heart-related illness. Norma was just 22 years old when she made headlines as the plaintiff in the 1970-1973 U.S. Supreme Court case. She was struggling with addiction and poverty […]

What Is Art Without Immigrants? The Davis Museum Gives It A Try (IMAGES)

What Is Art Without Immigrants? The Davis Museum Gives It A Try (IMAGES)

This week, a museum in Massachusetts is making a strong statement about the importance of diversity in art. The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is omitting all pieces that were made or donated by immigrants until the end of President’s Day weekend. The name of the protest-turned-art-show is “Art-Less”. Museum staff have moved or covered approximately […]

New York City Neighborhoods Got A Big Valentine’s Day Surprise – #LoveThroughHate (IMAGES)

New York City Neighborhoods Got A Big Valentine’s Day Surprise – #LoveThroughHate (IMAGES)

Residents of New York City received a very special Valentine’s Day greeting on Tuesday. Projected onto several buildings in the city was an image of a smiling, pregnant Donald Trump being held by a proud Vladimir Putin. Both are naked. A caption reads, “#Love Through Hate”. The image and hashtag quickly took over social media.  […]

Today Is Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday – Does Our President Understand Him? (VIDEO)

Today Is Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday – Does Our President Understand Him? (VIDEO)

Abraham Lincoln is a mythic figure in American history. Every schoolchild encounters tales of “Honest Abe” studying by candlelight, working to keep the country united, and abolishing slavery – only to die by an assassin’s bullet. And on this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born. So today seems an appropriate time to reflect on […]

WATCH: White Supremacists And Pro-Trumpers So Violent Even Art Installations Aren’t Safe

WATCH: White Supremacists And Pro-Trumpers So Violent Even Art Installations Aren’t Safe

Shia Lebouf is in the news again this week, this time because his anti-Trump art exhibit has been shut down. The actor-turned-activist was recently arrested there after a tense conflict with a Trump supporter, and more confrontations have been reported since. The Museum of the Moving Image opted to drop the piece on Friday, noting […]

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Art Sparks Worldwide Discussion (TWEETS)

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Art Sparks Worldwide Discussion (TWEETS)

Der Spiegel magazine has everyone talking about their controversial new cover art this week. The illustration by Edel Rodriguez depicts President Donald Trump triumphantly holding the severed head of the Statue of Liberty in one hand, a knife in the other. As blood runs from the statue’s neck, the caption below declares in all caps, […]

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Story Of A Green Card Holder’s Detention At LAX

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Story Of A Green Card Holder’s Detention At LAX

Houda Shretah has an unusual background. From fleeing Syria when she was just four years old, to being taken in by Switzerland and raised as a Swiss national, to becoming an American green card holder. Having been in the United States for eleven years, it came as a complete shock when she was detained at […]

Muslim Ban Stress Tests The Separation Between Church State (VIDEO-TWEETS)

Muslim Ban Stress Tests The Separation Between Church State (VIDEO-TWEETS)

Separation Between Church & State The phrase “wall of separation between Church & State” was originally penned by Thomas Jefferson in 1802. The metaphor of a wall of separation is often used to understand the Establishment Clause of First Amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting […]

Donald Trump Just Retweeted Border Wall Advice From Israel’s Prime Minister (TWEETS)

Donald Trump Just Retweeted Border Wall Advice From Israel’s Prime Minister (TWEETS)

President Donald Trump loves Israel. In a video on his campaign site, he spells out his commitment to Israel in no uncertain terms. “I am very pro-Israel.” Apart from Russia, Trump has offered few nations such a clear endorsement. And Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is clearly appreciative. In a tweet late last night, he […]

Body Language Experts Weigh In On Trump’s Marriage — And It’s Bad (VIDEO)

Body Language Experts Weigh In On Trump’s Marriage — And It’s Bad (VIDEO)

A lot of Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony was cringe-worthy. The stilted tone of his address was one of those things, with its negative focus. Many people also felt uncomfortable with the interactions between Donald and Melania Trump. Social media was full of images, memes and stories featuring the new President disrespecting and ignoring his wife. Susan Constantine, MPsy, […]

Bring In The Ringers: Trump Packs CIA Meeting With His Own Stooges (VIDEO)

Bring In The Ringers: Trump Packs CIA Meeting With His Own Stooges (VIDEO)

Remember when Donald Trump, then President-elect, went on a Twitter rant against the CIA? Remember when he compared our intelligence agencies to the Nazis? I do. Intelligence agencies should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" into the public. One last shot at me.Are we living in Nazi Germany? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) […]

Jane Fonda Tweets Amazing Unity Speech By Rev. Barber Then Gets Trolled By Not-Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Jane Fonda Tweets Amazing Unity Speech By Rev. Barber Then Gets Trolled By Not-Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Renowned actress and activist Jane Fonda has tweeted a message of resistance. Fonda tweeted a video by Rev. Barber of North Carolina. His video is basically a message of hope. He says we need to stand together against anything that is morally bankrupt and to stand united against things that are unconstitutional. This is why so many […]

Voices From The March On Washington (IMAGES)

Voices From The March On Washington (IMAGES)

I traveled over 750 miles last Friday to take part in the Women’s March On Washington. And I was not alone. With marches taking place across the globe, from the flagship march in the nation’s capital all the way to a handful of climate scientists in Antarctica, the people have spoken. I March For My […]

Everyone Listened When Madonna Spoke – Even The Secret Service (VIDEO)

Everyone Listened When Madonna Spoke – Even The Secret Service (VIDEO)

Madonna was among the millions to attend the historic Women’s March this Saturday, and she stirred up some controversy (Madonna is no stranger to controversy, of course) for remarks she made during a speech in Washington, D.C.: “Yes, I’m angry. Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House.” There are […]

Top 11 Protest Signs From Inauguration Weekend (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Top 11 Protest Signs From Inauguration Weekend (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Well, it really happened. Donald Trump is now officially the President of the United States. There are plenty of protests going on in Washington D.C. Here are some of the best protest signs: 1. This Really Says It All The best protest signs from the inauguration of Donald Trump: https://t.co/U2gYdkjN9d pic.twitter.com/wV0y1HJ5sM — Slate (@Slate) January […]

We Will All Miss Him: Obama Administration Answering Letters From Children (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We Will All Miss Him: Obama Administration Answering Letters From Children (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We are all sad to see President Barack Obama go. He has been working hard to secure his legacy in every way he can. One task you might not think of is answering the letters people write to the president. A group of volunteers, former interns, and other staffers are working hard to answer the […]

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

Nelson Mandela said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” If that is true, our society has a very dark soul. Portland, Oregon, like so many American cities, is struggling to deal with the problem of homelessness. As the winter goes on, and homeless people […]

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