Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

There’s a Test for That

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3 hours ago

It creeps up on you. First you think you're just feeling "blue." Your eating and sleeping habits change. You're irritable. You...

When PDA Police See Black and White

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1 day ago

Every time issues of race hits the news, many are outraged. But then there are those special few who shrug their shoulders and say "what's...

Take the High Road or Low Road?

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2 days ago

  Americans are quite familiar with the often messy process of divorce. But the breakup of those unions (usually) don't result in...

Obama and the Expanding War on Terror

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5 days ago

In a televised address on Thursday night - the eve of the 13th anniversary of the September 11 attacks - President Obama announced what...

Who is The Islamic State?

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5 days ago

There's been some confusion lately.  Who is The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and are they different from The Islamic State...

Today, Ferguson, tomorrow…

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6 days ago

When does a tragedy spark a movement? One month after unarmed teenager Michael Brown's killing by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer,...

Three Cheers for Cynicism

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1 week ago

    The President started his first term with rallies of "hope,""change," and "Yes We Can." He seems to be ending his second term...

cease…FIRE!

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1 week ago

Well, so much for a reprieve. Less than a day and a half after its inception, the ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists...

For Their Eyes Only

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1 week ago

Recently, the internet has been set ablaze after an iCloud hacker uploaded nude photos of over 100 celebrities on to the website...

The Estonian Missile Crisis?

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1 week ago

 Is it 1962 or 2014? That's the question we at USDemocrazy are asking after recent events in Eastern Europe. Although a freshly...

America needs to Diet? Over My Bread Body

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2 weeks ago

Not-so-breaking news:  Americans are in sorry shape.  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual "The State of Obesity"...

Meet Eugene, The Talkative (Imaginary) Teen

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3 months ago

For the first time ever, a computer has passed the world's most "iconic" artificial intelligence test!  How, you ask? By...

Whole Foods – A Wholesome Invasion?

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3 months ago

It's a standard of yuppies and inner-city health freaks, but the health-food supermarket Whole Foods is gearing up to conquer entirely...

The Stories Behind the Faces

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3 months ago

Those who immigrate to the U.S. are generally assumed to be in pursuit of the "American Dream." And rightfully so, considering that...

It’s Melting!

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3 months ago

It's the beginning of summer, and you're enjoying a hard-earned ice cream cone. It's melting down the sides, but you're licking fast...