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What repulsive swastika retweet tells us about Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, Donald Trump, who would like to be our President, retweeted a message about Jeb Bush. It featured a swastika among its gallery of Bush-bashing images. And with this tweet, Trump has outdone himself in doing whatever he can to stay in the headlines through sensationalist attacks …

America, move forward on transgender rights

<b>(CNN) —</b> This past June, our family received a letter from the local public elementary school where our son was a fourth grader. The letter was addressed to the entire school community and it was about an elementary student who was transitioning over the summer and returning to school in the fall -- …

LGBTQI

What's really behind the grilling of Hillary Clinton?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmistakable smell of hypocrisy permeating the latest congressional hearings on Benghazi is so pungent that few people believe the claims from the panel's leaders that they are only searching for the truth. Almost three-quarters of Americans now believe the investigation is motivated by …

Multilingualism Is a National Asset, Not a Personal Shame

The United States has a great strength: people in our country understand the languages of nearly every nation in the world. Large scale immigration--almost 30 million people during the past three decades--has brought us that advantage.<p>The ability to speak other languages is sorely needed for our …

Pope Francis' Speech Is A Win For Progressives

The pope’s remarks focused disproportionately on social justice issues and offered solutions most conservatives find unpalatable.<p>Pope Francis’ speech to Congress was a major victory for progressives, even as his remarks drew praise from both Democrats and Republicans.<p>To be sure, alongside familiar …

Why We Quit Our Jobs In Advertising To Scrub Toilets

After being gone just over six months, I feel it necessary we share the uglier side of our trip. Browsing through our blog posts and Instagram feed, it seems like we're having the time of our lives. And don't get me wrong -- we are. It's bloody amazing. But it's not all ice-creams in the sun and …

How should news organizations handle graphic content in the social media age?

<b>This summer saw</b> the on-camera slayings of two TV journalists in Virginia*, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, and the photo of a young Syrian boy, Alan …

Human Rights