What is your “actual” issue with NFL players kneeling?

Imagine that in August of last year, Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in protest. But instead of protesting racial inequality, imagine him...
Dog meat soup

Could China’s Dog Meat Industry be coming to an end?

For the last ten years, the Chinese city of Yulin has held an annual dog meat festival. The festival spans about ten days at...

The Alabama Senate Race and the Future of the Democratic Party

Earlier this month, Doug Jones won the Senate seat in Alabama by a narrow margin over Roy Moore (it is still mind-boggling to me...
Adam Silver

Could the NBA change it’s Kneeling Rule in Response to the NFL?

A little over a week ago the NFL decided to change its national anthem policy. The league announced that it would require players to...

Americans don’t believe that stricter gun laws would prevent mass shootings. They’re right.

The gut-wrenching tragedy in Las Vegas has reignited the national debate on gun control. A number of polls on the topic have since been...

The Fragile Promise of the Olympic Truce

Next month begins the 23rd Winter Olympiad held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. It will be an event observed by billions with athletes representing 90...
Gun Laws Are Not the Problem. It's the Drugs.

Gun Laws Are Not the Problem. It’s the Drugs.

The fact that a minor can purchase a gun, but not alcohol or cigarettes certainly suggests a revision in gun laws seems necessary. While the...

Fact check: John McCain is not a RINO

Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act received a sizable blow this past Tuesday as the Graham-Cassady bill was pronounced dead...

The Presidency is Not an Entry Level Job

During the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for Outstanding Contributions to Entertainment, and deservingly so. After receiving the award, Oprah gave...

The GOP’s Bad Bet on Tax Reform

After weeks of frenetic coverage and activity, Republicans have managed to pass the most extensive overhaul of the tax system in decades. Regardless of...