politics

12 Ways You Can Channel Barack Obama This Halloween, Because We Know You Miss Him

So, you've decided you want to pay homage to our former president, Barack Obama, for Halloween this year? Well, we don't blame you. Barack has been showing off his cooler side post-presidency, but he also had some pretty memorable looks when he was pre...

Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is ‘grateful’

President Trump and the First Lady will buck presidential tradition by opting out of attending the Kennedy Center Honors awards ceremony.

John Quincy Adams on Efficiency vs. Effectiveness, the Proper Aim of Ambition, and His Daily Routine

"The spark from Heaven is given to few — It is not to be obtained by intreaty or by toil."

The Terror Within and the Evil Without: James Baldwin on Our Capacity for Transformation as Individuals and Nations

"It has always been much easier (because it has always seemed much safer) to give a name to the evil without than to locate the terror within."

Twitter users are calling out participants in the Charlottesville white supremacist rallies

 As the nation recovers from yesterday’s tragic violence caused by pro-nazi and white supremacist rallies that took place in Charlottesville, Va., Twitter users have been mobilizing to identify the participants in the weekend’s events. Since early Sunday morning, the @YesYoureRacist account has been calling on Twitter users to identify participants in the rally. If you recognize… Read More

The Wizards of Armageddon set up shop in Silicon Valley

 The Research and Development Corporation (RAND) has helped the U.S. think through some of the toughest scientific and regulatory challenges since the 1940s. This year, the think tank is opening its first office in the SF Bay Area. It’s positioning itself to weigh in on some of Silicon Valley’s largest research projects, like autonomous vehicles, drones, AI, cybersecurity and… Read More

Your Head Might Hurt After Reading This Year’s Most Heated Fashion Controversies

If last year's most controversial moments in fashion touched on body image and inclusivity, this year, the space became very political. Topics such as which designers would dress Melania Trump and brands speaking out against our administration were jus...

Your Head Might Hurt After Reading This Year’s Most Heated Fashion Controversies

If last year's most controversial moments in fashion touched on body image and inclusivity, this year, the space became very political. Topics such as which designers would dress Melania Trump and brands speaking out against our administration were jus...

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