• What the world needs now are more conspiracy theories. Yes, that's right, you heard us, and you're going to help us create them...

  • More political correctness as it should be, correcting politics, not people, and increasingly a weapon against autocracy. You're explicitly invited to pile on...

  • It wasn't the day the earth stood still, but it was the day the most powerful man in the free world sat very still--and low--and it changed my view of the world...

  • It's traditional at this time of year to generate "in and out" lists to mark changes, both real and expected, in the human experience. As we're now faced with what many believe is a turning point in human history, a new epoch and era, we've decided it's time for something more evergreen, the ultimate "out and in" that spans all human history. Come join us!

  • For the darkest days of the year and beyond, a modest treatise on the science of hope, faith, and the meaning of our lives, especially for the young who have become so despairing...

  • The courts have been hermetically sealed for too long; it's time for them to become the ultimate big tent, equally open and receptive to all...

  • Put Friedrich Nietzsche, chronicler/bard of the Ubermensch, and Frantz Fanon, champion of the underdog, in the same foxhole, and the results are surprisingly simbustible...

  • Is it time to go back to the future and demand that the next generation of politicians be more representative of we, the people? Our Politicians 2.0 series kicks off with a case study of 'anti-celebrity' as a quality we'd like to see more of...

  • What happens when America's ideals collide with history and human nature? For our country's first chronicler, shatterings that haunt us to the present day...

  • We're creating the future they're going to have to deal with; it's time to give them a voice in it--and raise democracy to new heights in the process...

  • When you’re weary, feeling small, a playlist to get you fired up to keep fighting for our country, every day…

  • Our first collaborative art project: help us help Mexico make a contribution to the wall they--and we--might actually enjoy, even if those who want to build the wall won't, expressing solidarity with our brothers and sisters south of the border. Plus previews of coming attractions...

  • Generation Z co-founder Baker makes the case that some of the ‘chaos’ and ‘lawlessness’ we see in our system today was very much part of the original design…

  • Through the dead in a long-long battle, a modern poet finds what's worth dying for...

  • One of our own early poets taught us how to deal with what we too often face now: the unfathomable

  • The one letter from the IRS that everyone ought to get, what it should say, and why.

  • A classic tale of leadership and rise to power goes on the couch...

  • Political correctness should be about what's right for *politics,* the language we need to change to restore a political process gone off the tracks...

  • In the wake of the 2016 election, we can learn a lot from our forefathers and a small European country w/no more experience with democracy than we had in 1776...