Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy

Wide Awake in Hong Kong

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12 hours ago

Another day, another protest. Yawn.  That is So last January.  But, if something as trite as the future of China grabs your...

Do You Know How to Live Longer?

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2 days ago

It all started in September 1921 with 1,500 children. Dr. Lewis Terman of Stanford University met with children to find signs of...

Yes Means Yes on California Campuses

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2 days ago

Sexual assault on college campuses has been receiving a lot of attention lately, and one state has decided to take the lead to make...

A Sinking Ship?

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3 days ago

When bloggers for USDemocrazy procrastinate, we lose a few hours of sleep. When world leaders fail to act on climate change, the human...

The Crisis at the Border!! (or Not)

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6 days ago

Remember this summer when screaming headlines and even screamier TV pundits declared a catastrophe at the US borders? It was the pictures of...

#YesallSexWorkers

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1 week ago

Canadian sex workers are concerned.  Of course, “concerned” may be an understatement when your entire industry may be ruled illegal...

Pre-emptive Population Prediction Panic?

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1 week ago

Hope you like neighbors, because it looks like we're getting a few billion more. A team of researchers from the United Nations...

The March to Save Our Ship

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1 week ago

It was coined the March on Washington of today's generation. And like the march led by Dr. King in 1963, the situation is dire. Motivating...

William Wallace is Rolling in His Grave

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1 week ago

On Sept 18th the people voted, the people decided. And the Kingdom will remain intact. After a historic referendum to determine...

A New Fight Against Ebola

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2 weeks ago

Update: Ebola is still a big big problem.  In fact, it has gotten SO bad that The White House has decided to take drastic measures. Is...

There’s a Test for That

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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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 weeks 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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3 weeks 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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3 weeks 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...