Laughter is some wondrous medicine.

6 Things That Will Help You Cope With The Mixed-Up World We Live In

News flash: things are super messed up in our country (and the world) right now, and sometimes that fact can become entirely too much to handle. Ever Read...
Ally Hirschlag    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
The Bidens join the Obamas in announcing forthcoming books from both husband and wife. (Image Credit: Flickr/Center For American Progress)

#RavsRadar: Book Deals For The Bidens!

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we got all excited to find out that the Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   04.6.17   |   SHARE
Not giving in to the stereotype of "hysterical liberal" is a slap back at online trolls looking for a reaction.

Why I'm Choosing To Fight Fascism With Facts

Like many progressives, the early days of Trump's presidency have left me angry, exhausted, and fighting with strangers on Facebook. I can’t seem to Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   04.6.17   |   SHARE
Another move forward for LGBTQ non-discrimination.

#RavsRadar: Another Step Forward For LGBTQ Workplace Protections

For a long time, one of the central flaws in civil rights for the LGBT community has been a lack of employment protections. While we have Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
Maybe it's not sexy or trendy, but foreign policy has life or death consequences for people all over the world. (Image Credit: Shaker Bison)

This Is Why Foreign Policy Matters

That’s what Syria is — our morally bankrupt foreign policy, impossible to escape, impossible to fix. Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
Image via YouTube (Kendall and Kylie)

Cultural Appropriation, Kendall Jenner, And That Pepsi Ad

How does one advertisement go so magnificently wrong, managing to center whiteness in the story of the battles of marginalized people, while playing Read...
Aja Barber    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
"Nudging" people to make healthier choices is a nice way of saying food shaming & manipulation.

#RavsRadar: Researcher 'Brilliantly' Proves Manipulating People's Food Choices 'Works'

The latest news in the worlds of food shaming and behavior modification comes to us from Chicago, where a Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   04.4.17   |   SHARE
Planning school camps for kids over summer poses - what could go wrong?

Cue The Migraine - It's Time To Register For Summer Camp

It's spring! That means it's time to start thinking about summer camp for your child. Or children, if you've got beaucoup bucks to spare. If you're Read...
Jennifer Fliss    |   04.4.17   |   SHARE