When politicians lie about health care issues it puts people at risk.
23 posts from September 2011
A night with a book club reminds an author of why he wrote his book.
Shareholders should reward CEOs for building better products or delivering better services, not for accounting gymnastics that game their tax bills down.
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Will a national conversation about the execution of a possibly innocent man bring about the end of the death penalty?
Americans see water as abundant and cheap-- most don't realize our freshwater sources are in deep trouble.
One of the groups affected by the end of Don't Ask Don't Tell: children with a gay service member for a parent.
Author Matt Kailey offers tips for parents on how to explain to their children the strange sight of heterosexual dancing on television.
Do kids need better homework? How about no homework at all?
Today is Constitution Day (observed). Constitution Day is really celebrated on September 17th, but we can't be trusted to acknowledge the document that grants us our rights and freedoms on a Saturday, can we?
In an interview with Kate Whouley, the author of Remembering the Music, Forgetting the Words discusses her mother's dementia and the lessons Whouley learned caring for her.
Glenn Branch shares his summer reading, which includes scholarly tomes and comics explanations of the origins of life.
Governor Rick Perry presides over a state in which 25 percent of men have no health insurance, and he's pushed to de-fund family planning.
Teachers assign summer reading, but what do they read on their vacations? Linda Nathan shares her favorites.
Four days after the attacks of 9/11, a chance encounter with firefighters on their way to the World Trade Center site inspired Joan Murray to write a poem.
"Until then, the Quran for me was a book of personal spiritual guidance, a convening symbol for my religious community. But after 9/11, I viewed it as a balm for my country's pain,"
Chris Stedman's work as an interfaith activist has been largely defined by a single question: "Wait -- you do interfaith work, and you're an atheist?!"
The Unitarian Universalist Association's Common Read program has selected Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.
In her new memoir, Kate Whouley shares the trying, the tender, and the sometimes hilarious moments in meeting the challenge also known as Mom.
A new book looks at how the JFK administration changed the face of American football.