Each year writers, pundits and others submit lists of important deaths the world experienced during the past twelve months. A prominent example for the past several years has been the year-end issue of the New York Times?Sunday Magazine. Titled “The Lives They Lived,” each thoughtful entry has included a mix of well-known individuals alongside lesser […]
After a long 364 days, it’s finally New Year’s Eve! For most of us, this probably comes with a sigh of relief. A new year, a clean slate. But whether or not 2014 treated you well or poorly, we should look back at some just plain awesome things that happened this year. 1. Ellen Page […]
As we look back on 2014, we realize that it was an incredible year indeed. Ferguson protests helping to spark a new civil rights movement, Ebola generating massive fear worldwide, and George Clooney actually getting married! Ok, yes, one of those is trivial in the grand scheme of things, yet Barbara Walters obviously thought it […]
The power struggle between state and federal marijuana laws just took a turn for the interesting in the wake of Tuesday’s mid-term election results. Washington D.C. voters decided to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by a landslide 69 to 31 percent vote, thereby legalizing possession of two ounces of marijuana or less for personal, […]
Four years ago Chris Wahmhoff did what all seasoned activists do without even realizing it — he decided to tend after his own garden, look after his own home and develop himself as an individual first and foremost. Little did he realize that his personal journey of self-growth would translate into a new hunger for […]
A New Year’s Resolution is sort of like a constitution. Everybody makes one, adds amendments to it shortly after, and then winds up violating it here and there before long. But next year needs to be different for liberal-minded folks. Waves made in 2013 need to continue with the tide, and can’t reach the shore […]
This amazing map shows why Republicans should be afraid. They might continue dissing women and blacks, but they ignore Latinos at their peril.
Michele Bachmann announced today that she will not be running for re-election in 2014. In her parting video she stated that she will “continue to fight to protect innocent human life, traditional marriage, family values, religious liberty, and academic excellence” and “over the next 18 months I will continue to work 100-hour weeks.”