Workers’ Rights Should Go Further Than Just The Workplace

Workers’ rights are important. Employed people deserve safe, productive environments and employers that pay them enough to live. But isn’t the same true for people across the country? The same considerations can — and should — be applied to people…

World Hepatitis Day: Why You Sould Know about this Disease

Viral hepatitis, which is hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E, is a heavy burden on global health. Acute hep-B and C account for 2.7 percent of deaths around the world. While 2 percent may seem like a small percent…

Why Global Public Health Funding Is in Crisis

Public health funding in is slowly on the decline and we are seeing the terrible results in every sector of public health. From STDs on the rise to a bloom of infectious diseases, it is of the paramount importance that…

The Morality of Secret Votes: Factionalism or Transparency?

Breaking party lines is a great way to step across the aisle and declare that your personal values matter more than what your party tells you to do. But, that sort of altruistic voting can cost you your job and…

Social Darwinism Is Negative Noise: Why Does America Listen?

Social Darwinism is the idea that poor people, people with mental disorders, or anyone that might need a little help in society aren’t the fittest and will eventually be weeded out through natural processes. If the poor and weak are…

The Truth Behind Globalism and Why Americans Fear It

America is a wonderful country, built on the idea of individual freedom and a collective spirit of achievement. But sometimes it just sucks. We love our country — it’s the best country in the world — but the idea of…

The Death of True-Data: Political Branding in Action

Take from this article information about personal branding, what to look for when trying to distinguish brand from action, and why separating brand from policy is vital. Selling your personal brand isn’t anything new. Musicians, politicians, and public figures sell…

Why Your Neighbor Stabbed Someone And You’re Dying Early – Mary Grace

High rates of income inequality in a society has serious, lasting effects of quality of life. It increases violent crime, makes people less healthy, and lowers the average lifespan. It has lasting, traceable effects in first world countries (even slowing down…

No one votes in America, but Iowa Mattered – Mary Grace

No one votes in America. We all complain, we all speculate, but registering to vote 25 days ahead of schedule, driving to an elementary school after work – we won’t do it. Americans don’t vote, at least half of us. …

Trump: Middle America’s Head Chieftain – Mary Grace

Trump sways wildly from extreme to extreme, for example in 2001 in his bibliography he said that all drugs should be made legal, and even as late as April 2011 he was reported to have supported the legalization of all…