Tegan Rae

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A Former Neo-Nazi Explains Why Hate Drew Him In — And How He Got Out

Christian Picciolini was 14 years old when he attended the first gathering of what would become the Hammerskin Nation, a violent, white-power skinheadgroup. Looking back, he describes his introduction to the group as receiving a "lifeline of acceptance."<p>"I felt a sort of energy flow through me that …

Rights & Freedoms

The Most Anticipated Hip Hop Albums Of 2018

What’s crackin’ people? As we now are in the new year, heads are already anticipating projects from their favorite artists, and critics are …

5 takeaways from Doug Jones' massive victory in Alabama

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Alabama Senate race is over. And Democrat Doug Jones has pulled off an absolutely massive upset, edging embattled Republican Roy Moore.<p>Jones' projected victory narrows the Republican edge in the Senate, which is a very big deal for the future (or lack thereof) of President Donald …

Republicans

16 Tiny Stories of Regret that Will Change the Way You Live

Ten years from now, it won’t really matter what shoes you wore today, how your hair looked, or what brand of clothes you wore. What will matter is …

Relationships

The chilling reason everyone's sharing that 'New Yorker' story about dating

Have you ever finished a story and thought to yourself: "I just read my life on a page"? That's how many women are responding to a <i>New Yorker</i> short …

Relationships

The Closing of the Republican Mind

The tax debate offers a clear measure of how deeply insular the GOP has become. It’s now governing solely of, by, and for Red America.<p>When Ronald Reagan passed his historic tax cut in 1981, he won support from 25 Democrats in the Senate and 113 in the House.<p>When George W. Bush passed his sweeping …

Republicans

The U.S. Housing Market Is Getting Squeezed. See Where Prices Are Spiking the Highest

The U.S. Housing market is getting squeezed. In July, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), housing inventory declined for a 26th …

These Self-Care Apps Will Help You Live a Happier, Healthier Life

Here at Culture Trip, we love a good app. We use apps to travel savvier, save money while we’re abroad, dress better and even make new friends—but …

Apps

Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read …

From “All Lives Matter” to Donald Trump’s white nationalism: The politics of fake empathy

How “All Lives Matter” and Trump’s Holocaust “mistake” feed off the old links between racism and anti-Semitism<p>False empathy is often used to mask bigotry, prejudice and racism.<p>Established in 2005, International Holocaust Remembrance Day was created by the United Nations "to serve as a date for …

28 Reasons It Pays To Have A Feminist Marriage

Don't settle for someone who thinks feminism is a dirty word.<p>We’re calling it: A feminist marriage, where both partners respect and treat each other as equals, is the very best kind of marriage. (Also, studies suggest the sex is better, so there’s <i>that,</i> too.)<p><b>Below, 28 solid reasons to fall in love</b> …

Obama's Racial Legacy: Some Last Words On The First Black President

Barack Obama took to the podium in the press briefing room on Wednesday, the second-to-last day of the first black presidency, and after eight years of that becoming increasingly normal, the moment made it all start to seem strange again. <i>So this whole black leader-of-the-free-world thing really</i> …

I will not be celebrating the swearing-in of a president who rode racism, sexism, xenophobia and bigotry to the White House<p>The peaceful transition of power is a hallmark of American democracy – a foundational principle that I honor and respect. On Friday, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the …

Donald Trump

Vogue’s guide to modern dating

<b>Dress your relationship status Newly single?</b> <br>Dress with intention (a potential date can pop up at any time). Save obvious man-repellers – like …

Relationships

Muslim And Hipster, Why "Mipster" Fashion Is Trending

<b>LAUSANNE</b> — "Mipster" (= muslim + hipster). "Hijabista" (= hijab + fashionista). Or even "turbanista" for those who prefer rolling up their headscarf …

Do Science and Religion Conflict? Yes - And It Matters

Is there a conflict between religion and science? Some say yes. Others say no. Regardless of their answer, nearly everyone thinks that the relationship between faith and science has to do with <i>competing knowledge and truth claims</i>, where science says one thing about the world and religion says …

23 Bridesmaid Squads Whose Fashion Game Is On Point

Gang's all here! 👭👰🏻👭<p>The bridal party is comprised of the bride's all-time favorite ladies (or gents!) -- siblings, cousins, high school BFFs, college roommates and the list goes on.<p>When the wedding day finally arrives, the bride and her besties want to look and feel as fly as possible. Below, …

Making 'Lemonade': Inside Beyonce's Collaborative Masterpiece

Beyoncé's <i>Lemonade</i>, released on April 23rd, was a triumph of sound and storytelling, an intense and adventurous "visual album" (accompanied by an …

Carly Fiorina’s missing California network

The former Senate candidate moved away after losing in 2010, dismantling her political network and leaving some bills unpaid.<p>Ted Cruz has taken to calling California “the big enchilada” of 2016, and he made a seemingly significant nod to the state this week when he picked Carly Fiorina, who was the …

Beyoncé’s 'Lemonade' turned out to be a visual album, and it’s stunning

And, rare in this age of buying single tracks online, it's an <i>album</i>, with a real structure: eleven chapters tracing Beyoncé's extended version of the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. Denial and anger show up, and depression and acceptance appear under different names, but, Beyoncé being Beyoncé, there's …

Google's chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029

Kurzweil is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity, the moment when humans — with the aid of technology —will supposedly live forever.<p>He's chosen the year 2045 because, according to his calculations, "The nonbiological intelligence created in that year will reach a level that's a billion …

Unanimous Supreme Court Sets High Bar For Challenging Redistricting Maps

It's going to be very difficult to challenge redrawn district boundaries when the population of districts varies by less than 10%. Challengers must show it is more likely than not that the "predominant reason" was an impermissible factor like partisanship.<p>WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday …

Sanders' rough road ahead

He must run a gantlet of closed primaries and Hillary Clinton strongholds next week.<p>For Bernie Sanders, it doesn’t get any easier after New York.<p>The collection of states scheduled to vote next week is a gantlet of closed primaries and Hillary Clinton strongholds that figure to make for a tough …

Government

Watch Chance the Rapper Soar in Inspiring 'Angels' Video

Chance the Rapper has dropped his new "Angels" video, which features fellow Chicago rapper Saba. In the clip, which is directed by Austin Vesely and …

Bill Clinton unleashes blistering rebuttal to Black Lives Matter protesters

"I like protesters, but the ones who won't let you answer are afraid of the truth," he fired back when they initially spoke up.<p>Clinton made the comments while campaigning in Philadelphia for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner.<p>He offered a particularly …

Bill Clinton

Clinton hits Sanders on gun control, sharpens attacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Armed with a blistering tabloid cover, Hillary Clinton is pitting Bernie Sanders against the parents of children murdered in …

5 Political Myths Trump Is Exploding

Why did The Donald's rise surprise so many pundits? Here's what they've been getting wrong for years.<p>Late last semester, a student showed up during my office hours. She sat down across from me, looking worried. I assumed she wanted to discuss her upcoming paper, but she had something else in mind. …

Hillary Clinton lambastes 'extremist' Donald Trump in scathing Supreme Court speech

Clinton, the former secretary of state, painted elements of Trump's campaign as "racist," saying that the current Republican Party's leaders planted the seeds for the rise of "extremist" candidates in Trump and Cruz, the senator from Texas.<p>"The death of Justice [Antonin] Scalia marked the end of an …

Hillary Clinton for President

It's hard not to love Bernie Sanders. He has proved to be a gifted and eloquent politician. He has articulated the raw and deep anger about the …