Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

Walmart Wage Smart

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5 days ago

It's the big business behemoth, the profit powerhouse, the ruler of riveting rollbacks! It's Walmart - the biggest retailer in the world...

Death the Friendly Way

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2 weeks ago

If you're reading this on death row, you have our condolences. It can't be encouraging to know that your government thinks society would...

What’s the Deal With Daylight Saving Time?

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3 weeks ago

Sure, Daylight Saving Time is great in the fall when we gain an extra hour. But if you were like us here at USDemocrazy, there was nothing...

GOP Blinks, “Sanity” Prevails

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3 weeks ago

Update to "Immigration Dysfunction" (2/18): After seven weeks of hype, the House voted 257-167 to fund the DHS sans immigration riders--exactly...

Hands Off My Internet

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4 weeks ago

When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded a fledgling company called Google back in 1998, they did not have to pay a fee to Comcast...

Fair Question?

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1 month ago

You stare at the scantron, the your number two pencil clutched in your sweaty fingers. Desperately you wonder: why is this question on...

Bring On The Spring!

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1 month ago

Southbound I-95 shut down Saturday afternoon, because there were so many disabled vehicles in the roadway that the plows couldn't...

A Politically Correct War on Terror?

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1 month ago

Since 9/11, the relationship between Islam and terrorism has been subject to intense debate. The War on Terror's unfortunate legacy has...

Too Cool for School

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1 month ago

What do actress Felicia Day, athlete Tim Tebow, author Christopher Paolini have in common? All three were educated in the quietly rising...

What’s the Verdict on Obamacare?

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1 month ago

Is Obamacare fulfilling its promises? Whether you like him or not, President Obama will be known for his controversial health care reform....

Are we all Wednesday Addams?

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1 month ago

Who needs to take a philosophy course when you can learn life lessons from Wednesday Addams? Everyone is destined to die alone. Unless...

Still Fighting Ebola

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1 month ago

 Media attention in the West on Ebola slowed down over the past few months, but the battle against the disease is still being waged daily...

Immigration Dysfunction

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1 month ago

Republicans attempt to use the power of the purse to defund an Obama achievement. Democrats insist on a clean spending bill. A gridlocked...

Social Media Goes Medical

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1 month ago

"Hmm... I've never seen symptoms like this before. Let me just post a pic to my app and I'll have a diagnosis for you in...

Farewell, Jon Stewart

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1 month ago

Its been a year of major shakeups for late-night comedy. Jimmy Fallon inherited The Tonight Show from Jay Leno.  John Oliver opened a...