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America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together

The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contempt<p>We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried …

Baton Rouge

How to do lunges the right way, according to personal trainers

How to do lunges the right way, according to personal trainers<p>As you go about your business in the weight room, have you ever glanced over at a …

If You're Looking For a Quick but Intense Workout, Do This 4-Minute Tabata Session

Cardio is out and HIIT (high-intensity interval training) is in when it comes to losing weight. Which is why you should try Tabata, a quick, fun, and fast-paced form of HIIT that's just as perfect for beginners as it is for advanced athletes. It alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of …

Complexity in Periodization

Intensity and volume are the most popular variables in periodization. Exercise selection, however, can play a crucial role in determining how these …

Biomechanics

How to Sprint to Get Killer Abs

Very few things in life are earned while lying on your back, and that includes the coveted six pack. So quit the endless rounds of crunches and take …

Exercise

Speculative Fiction in Translation: Italy

When you think of Italian speculative fiction, names like Italo Calvino or Umberto Eco probably come to mind. But there are so many contemporary …

Books

How Rousseau Predicted Trump

The Enlightenment philosopher’s attack on cosmopolitan élites now seems prophetic.<p>“I love the poorly educated,” Donald Trump said during a victory speech in February, and he has repeatedly taken aim at America’s élites and their “false song of globalism.” Voters in Britain, heeding Brexit …

Public Policy

Six science fiction novels you should be reading

There’s no better place to catch up with the best in recent science fiction than the shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Selected from more …

Noam Chomsky on Anarchism, Communism and Revolutions

As global capitalism, with neoliberalism being a necessary accompaniment, has covered now the entire globe, it is extremely useful to revisit some of …

Political Science

Not Our Independence Day

The American Revolution is celebrated by many as liberal democracy’s inaugural triumph, a conflict that, in Lincoln’s words, “brought forth on this …

Political Science

Ozhivudivasathe Kali Movie Review: This independent film will displace you off your comfort zone

Ozhivudivasathe Kali is a must-watch film that can acquire different meanings from every viewer and might displace you off your comfort zone.<p>Certain …

Cellphone Hazards and Radiation Effects

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>In May 2011, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), …

The Barbell Complex That Builds Bigger Muscles, Greater Power, and Fries More Fat | Men's Health

The mix trains every major muscle and targets your fast-twitch muscle fibers, the ones with the greatest potential for size and strength.<p>And since this is a complex, you’ll burn an insane amount of fat, says Jack. That’s because you’ll flow from one exercise to the next without ever resting or …

Antibiotic-Resistant Infections: 50-Year Cover-Up Kills Millions

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Antibiotic-resistant infections affect 2 million Americans annually, leading to the death of at least 23,000.1 Even more die from …

Training the Overweight Client

Michael Boyle<p><i>Posted October 25th 2010</i><p>Training obese clients represents a series of truly unique challenges. Within these challenges lie great …

28 signs you need to drink a glass of water immediately

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Your body requires water to work well. In fact, up to 60 percent of your entire body is made of water, 83 percent of your lungs is …

A Life of Adventure and Delight

<i>Audio:</i> Akhil Sharma reads.<p>The side door of the police van slid open, rattling, and he was shoved inside. There were seven or eight men already sitting on the floor in the dark, their wrists handcuffed behind them. Nobody said anything. The van started with a jerk, then picked up speed. His legs …

Banking’s New Normal

If you listened only to speeches from the Presidential campaign trail, you’d come away with the strong impression that, eight years after the financial crisis, Wall Street reform has been a bust. Every Republican candidate called Dodd-Frank, the centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s reform …

Finance

The Accountability Problem in Youth Sports

“Thanks so much for your talk the other day,” wrote a coach from Calgary, Alberta to us recently. “It was so refreshing to hear that message, …

Codes of Conduct

Nomi Prins: Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man), Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidate

<b>By Nomi Prins, the author of six books, a speaker, and a distinguished senior fellow at the non-partisan public policy institute Demos. Her most</b> …

Finance

Alfredo Saad-Filho, "Watch Out for Judicial Coup in Brazil"

Under neoliberalism, coups d'état must follow legal niceties, as was shown in Honduras in 2009 and in Paraguay in 2012. Brazil is likely to join …

Brazil

That fit person who’s ‘got it all together’… doesn’t. Take it from us: Everyone else is struggling, too.

<b>Seem like everyone else is better, fitter and healthier than you? Like you’ll never be that ‘fit person’? If so, we’ve got some surprising news. Plus</b> …

Fitness

The Prince Position

Genres are fictions, categories whose social weight comes almost entirely from money and marketing. They exist only because over time enough people …

Socialism

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

Why You Don't Need Fish Oil Supplements | Men's Health

Unfortunately, there may now be a catch. While research in the 1990s initially suggested benefits from dietary fish oil supplementation, new studies—including several high-profile reviews published in trusted journals—no longer support many of the original health claims.<p><b>The Health Effects Of …

How to Instantly Free Up Storage Space On Your iPhone | Men's Health

Luckily, some genius on Reddit recently discovered a mind-blowing trick that will open up a ton more storage on your phone. And you don’t have to delete anything.<p>Here’s what to do:<p>1. Go to <b>Settings > General > About</b> to see how much available storage you have.<p>The Editors of Men's Health<p>You’ll see in …

North Carolina’s "Bathroom Bill" and the Right to Local Self-Government

How Much Has Global Economic Power Really Shifted?

C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati GhoshMuch has been made of how there has been a substantial shift in the balance of economic power between the advanced …

Economics

New York City Has the Power to Do Better than de Blasio’s Housing Plan

byOn Tuesday, March 22, the New York City Council is expected to pass Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing and zoning plan, which permanently ties the …

Bill de Blasio

More Than Half of The American Diet is Ultra-Processed Junk Food

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>About 90 percent of the money Americans spend on food goes to buy processed food.1,2,3 What’s worse, new research shows that, …