As the New Year approaches, numerous columnists and media personalities have been vocal in their lamentations of past year. 'Watch Mojo' listed ten events that made the previous year “the worst,” whereas host of 'Last Week Tonight', John Oliver, literally

What Will American Foreign Policy Look Like Under a Trump Administration? Throughout the course of the 2016 United States Presidential Election, it was sold to the American people as a choice: continued or increased involvement in global affairs or self-imposed isolationism. In truth, it was not

The goal here is to highlight the fallibility of our individual ideas and choices in the crafting of collective actions. Therefore, this article explores six heuristics and biases that influence our choices and decision-making. Ultimately, it invites us to question

Cyber Attacks and Espionage in the Digital Age “Well that’s because [Putin] would rather have a puppet as president of the United States,” Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton fiercely told the audience at the third presidential debate in Las Vegas. “You’re the

Blood draws are not pleasant –for anyone. With a roughly 760 inpatient blood draws conducted every minute in the United States alone, these are the most common invasive medical procedure and yet one of the most critical aspects of patient

By the evening of August 24th, the last ISIS stronghold on the Turkey-Syria border fell to Turkish military forces that had stormed the city earlier that day. Supported by American air strikes, Turkish tanks, aircraft and special operation forces cleared

Editor's note: This post has previously appeared on The Social Humanist. As the Democratic primaries come to an end, a movement has been brewing among Bernie Sanders supporters: Bernie or Bust. Those who advocate this approach argue that if Hillary Clinton is

Nestled in the narrow streets of Cincinnati, Ohio’s Over-the-Rhine (one of the largest historic neighborhoods in the United States) a movement is taking place. Not so much a movement as a change – of jeans, one leg at a time.

No detail is too small: they make the difference between good stuff and great stuff Dina Brodsky is a painter currently living in New York City. Born in 1981 in Belarus, she has been living in the United States since she

What we are seeing in Europe is a consequence of the destabilization of the Middle East by the West that in turn has led to an acute destabilization of the West through the influx of refugees from the Middle East.

A study at Northwestern University sought to address how early our culture affects our understanding of the world. They found that at age 2, children from China and the United States view scenes differently. Children from the U.S. are interested

Zika's exponential spread has much of the Americas panicking about how to handle this new epidemic. Countries from Brazil to the US have responded in many ways, but some of these responses have resulted in human rights violations. Zika may just

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