Meghan Donovan

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The Liberal Millennial Revolution

It’s here, it’s coherent, and it’s doomed—unless young people change their approach to political reform.<p>This November will be a watershed moment for the American electorate: It will be the first presidential election in which Generation Y—a.k.a.: Millennials—makes up the same proportion of the U.S. …

Middle-class

Trust Tattoos? Here's What Happened When an Artist Had Total Control

'Whole Glory' at Milk Studios recasts Scott Campbell’s tattoo practice as performance art.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>You could feel the nerves in the room as if it was Christmas morning when I entered Milk Gallery. Over the course of a three-day exhibition, Scott Campbell's <i>Whole</i> …

What Happens If You Try To Prevent Every Single Suicide?

Each year, nearly three times as many Americans die from suicide as from homicide. More Americans kill themselves than die from breast cancer.<p>As Dr.Thomas Insel, longtime head of the National Institute of Mental Health, prepared to step down from his job in October, he cited the lack of progress in …

The St. Paul’s rape trial was horrific—and exactly what American women should have expected

The St. Paul’s School rape trial was sickening for so many reasons, but it was far from unusual. The treatment of the victim, the gender-skewed jury, and the paltry one-year jail sentence were all par for the course.<p>In fact, New Hampshire is better than elsewhere in the US, as it at least legally …

Sexual Harassment

The 'sexist' words your children are no longer allowed to use at school

Teachers are to be issued guidelines from the Institute of Physics detailling the words which are to be banned from the playground<p>Children as young as five are going to be admonished for using language that enforces gender stereotypes as new guidelines are sent to every school in England this …

Six-Year-Old Boy Shoots Dead Younger Brother While Playing Cops-and-Robbers

A game of cops-and-robbers turned into a horrific crime scene in Chicago on Saturday night, when a six-year-old boy shot and killed his …

Crime

Facebook will warn you if you're subject to government 'attacks'

Imagine logging into Facebook to find a message telling you that your profile may have been targeted in a suspected state-sponsored attack. It's now a possibility, after the social network announced that it'll display a new notification if someone who is suspected of "working on behalf of a …

Rewriting of American history keeps guilt alive over slavery, segregation

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Not a day goes by without “progressive” social engineers remaking America in their own image.<p>Their weapon of choice is cultivating …

12 things to teach your kids about money before age 12

Although some financial topics might seem challenging, you might be surprised what your children can absorb.<p>From about age five, children can understand saving and spending, and as they get older they can learn more about budgeting and even investing.<p>To give you some examples, here are 12 money …

Richard Feynman on Science vs. Religion and Why Uncertainty Is Central to Morality

“It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless treatise on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> Perhaps because, as …

Best things to do in New York City this January

January is the month when, without the distractions of the holidays, winter finally gets real. City dwellers stay in and recuperate from December’s excesses (or head to the gym; don’t try to drop in at a yoga studio this month!), so the events calendar is a little light. If a big snowstorm sweeps …

Sesame Street

24 Movies You Probably Missed This Year, But Should Totally See

Just because these 2014 movies flew under the radar — and each grossed less than $10 million at the U.S. box office this year — that doesn't mean they aren't so very worth your time.<p>Playing Theresa D'Agostino in Seasons 3 and 4 of <i>The Wire</i> was a major break for Brandy Burre, the biggest role of her …