How Trump Will Fail Transgender Youth
Last Wednesday the Trump administration overturned Obama’s transgender student protection directive, which ordered schools to let transgender students use whatever bathrooms and locker rooms match their gender identities. Thirteen states sued the Obama administration soon... Read More
Will NASA’s New Discovery Be the Key to Finding Extraterrestrial Life?
This week NASA released news of an astounding discovery—a solar system that may harbor the right conditions for life as we know it. The system is named TRAPPIST-1, not after those monks in Belgium who... Read More
Hey Milo, “You’re Fired”
Milo Yiannopoulos, a key figure of the alt-right, white nationalist, anti-Semitic “news” site Breitbart, came under intense fire as a result of comments that recently surfaced where he seemingly defends pedophilia. Yiannopoulos consistently denies that... Read More
Stop Telling Artists They Shouldn’t Be Political!
Since President Trump’s inauguration, many Americans have been vociferously speaking out against each and every regressive move he’s made. Protests are constant, and none of us can escape political posts on our social media feeds.... Read More
Non-Lethal Weapon: How Lessons Learned in War Can Make Peace at Home
We’ve all heard of a “win-win” situation before. When it comes to a conflict, people on all sides tend to better flourish when they embrace the idea of a nonzero—that is, a situation where all... Read More
Protesting has long been a common form of resistance, and lately in the United States we’ve seen popular protests against police violence, pipeline construction, and in response to the election of Donald Trump. The right... Read More
The Susceptible Mind: How the Internet Enables Hard Hearts and Soft Heads
It's getting late and the crowded bar is starting to thin out. I have a half-drunken glass of beer in front of me that’s gone warm. A collection of Clive James essays lies next to... Read More