Disarming a population is part of the process of tyranny, but it’s not the most critical part. Silencing free speech, preventing assembly, circumventing due process, and alienating the people from politics all take priority. Slander... Read More
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s new book, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, could be criticized for how little it seems to discuss the Second Amendment and how much it focuses on topics familiar from the author’s... Read More
In her groundbreaking new book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color, Black lesbian activist attorney Andrea J. Ritchie builds on Angela Davis’s vision of feminist abolitionism to provide a commanding... Read More
On May 27, 2017, The Humanist Institute hosted an all-day symposium at the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis titled “Social Justice: Addressing the Narrative of Fear,” which included individual remarks and panel discussions with humanist,... Read More
Not content to let the nation celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in peace, CNN and the president were back at it, twisted together in a grotesque display of dystopian linguistic coitus. So let’s just lay... Read More
Tearing Down the Toxic Male Fraternity If you aren’t an active part of the solution, you are unquestionably a part of the problem.
In the summer of 2016, award-winning actor Will Smith made an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote what was then his new film Suicide Squad. He also briefly shared his thoughts... Read More
On October 1, 1919, a man named Frank Moore gave the following statement (edited here for style and brevity): On the night of September 30, we were at Hoop Spur Church at a union meeting.... Read More