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A Way Forward for LGBT and Religious Liberty Rights

What should happen now that the Supreme Court has legalized gay marriage? So far, the answer depends on whose side you’re on.<p>For religious and social …

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How Many of Us Know the Secret Behind an Adequate Night's Sleep?

There's practically no element of our lives that's not improved by getting adequate sleep. And there is no element of life that's not diminished by a lack of sleep. Bill Clinton, who used to famously get only five hours of sleep a night, admitted, 'Every important mistake I've made in my life, I've …

Donald Trump's candidacy: a populist, celebrity-driven first in US politics

Is there any candidate in American history like Donald Trump?<p>The real estate mogul’s bombastic entrance into American politics has become a cultural phenomenon. His populist, nativist rhetoric has struck a chord with many voters and his wealth allows the billionaire to show a striking disregard for …

10 Times Jon Stewart Outdid Journalism

Indecision 2000<p>Remember the WTF shitstorm of the 2000 Presidential election? The Nader scapegoating, the hanging chads, that damned recount? <i>Daily …

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'Ancient Hebrew inscriptions' baffle Israeli archaeologists

<b>Israeli archaeologists say they are trying to decode ancient inscriptions written in Hebrew script discovered at a dig in Jerusalem.</b><p>The writing was found on the walls of a room containing the remains of a Jewish ritual bath, or mikveh, believed to be about 2,000 years old.<p>Experts are now trying to …

Bernie Sanders basks in key income inequality victory: Why the new CEO pay rule is a such big deal

Rule requiring companies to disclose CEO-to-worker pay ratio is “an important step,” 2016 hopeful says<p>Pretty soon, millions of American workers will know exactly how much less money they earn than their corporate bosses, as the Securities and Exchanges Commission voted in favor of a new rule today …

Fox News’ summer of discontent: Donald Trump, the Confederate flag and the GOP’s brewing electoral nightmare

The right’s ugliest elements are stepping out of the shadows, and conservatives have only themselves to blame<p>At the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, guest performer Seth Meyers joked that he was surprised presidential hopeful Donald Trump was thinking about running as a Republican since …

DEAR AMERICA: Here's why everyone thinks you have a problem with guns

2015 has seen a flurry of high-profile mass shootings in America.<p>In what's become a disturbing routine during his presidency, Barack Obama has pleaded with lawmakers to change America's gun laws.<p>"This is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together," a visibly …

Namaste in the Bedroom

For some people, "sacred sexuality" is an oxymoron, an inherent contradiction in terms. And it's no wonder, given humanity's religiously-inspired history of making sex wrong. Yet, if you doubt the connection between sexuality and spirituality, just ask yourself: whose name is most commonly invoked …

Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus

Even as they profess to spread his word, fundamentalists are forgetting Jesus’ most important message<p><b>Jesus never could have been the pastor of a contemporary evangelical church nor a conservative Roman Catholic bishop.</b> Evangelicals and conservative Roman Catholics thrive on drawing distinctions …

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

Some religious beliefs may alter brain function, making us more prone to anxiety and depression<p>“<i>I am 30 years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the Christian schools, homeschooling, the Christian group home (indoctrinating work camp) and different churches in different cities, I am a</i> …

American Blindness to the Racism All Around Us

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recalls her epiphany about identity when she arrived in the United States.<p>One of the contradictions of American society is that although race is central to the nation's history—a fact few deny—Americans often seem to struggle to see the ways that historical legacy …

Tim Cook’s ‘proud to be gay’ essay is important, historic and brave

Gay rights are <i>the</i> civil rights issue of our time, whether in the marriage chapel, the emergency room or the workplace.<p>That’s why Apple CEO Tim Cook’s decision to proclaim he is “proud to be gay” in a powerful personal essay is an important and truly historic act.<p>For far too long, being gay has been …

The Disunion of the Church

One of the greatest sermons I ever heard on the subject of communion was offered by the head pastor of a Christian Missionary Alliance church in …

We Need an Affirmative Vision for Congress

It's time for an affirmative vision for the institution of Congress.<p>Congress currently serves as a punchline -- an excuse for inaction, a symbol for what's wrong with Washington.<p>The refrains have become familiar and ubiquitous: Congress is broken, DC is paralyzed, polarization is choking discourse, …

Courting Corruption: The Auctioning of the Judicial System

Don't believe the Citizens United pollyannas. Watching money flooding into elections for judges' seat shows how dangerous unregulated campaigns can be.<p>Every once in a while, David Brooks writes a column in <i>The New York Times</i> that makes one just cringe. That was the case with his "Don't Worry, Be …