The 2017 political scene has brought the marriage of the President of France, Emmanual, and First La [More]
Gloria was a high profile member of the Women’s Movement. She was an icon of the more radical wing of NOW (National Organization for Women), which was founded by Betty Friedan in 1966. [More]
One of the truisms that have endured through the ages is the existence of the tension that is derived from the often disavowed rivalry between men and women. Men possess the advantage of physical strength. Women, however, hold what is frequently seen as the ultimate power — the ability to create life. [More]
Ed Sheeran, the musician, is 26 years old. His success is undeniable. Sheeran’s new album, Divide, which was released on March 3, 2017, placed nine of its songs on the top 10 chart in the UK. [More]
In a world of insult comics, radio shock jocks, tv parodies, etc. it is easy to become confused about what, exactly, is the role of satire, especially in politics. The roots of satire are long and thick. Taking aim at those who believed they were above reproach was in trend long before the modern age of electronic devices. [More]
If you were an adult living in the early 60’s, you would have known immediately what was being referred to in this quote. These were the words of Timothy Leary, Ph.D. (Berkley). Dr. Leary was the go-to guru of the psychedelic experience. [More]
What is the one activity of childhood that is, in all likelihood, universally accepted as an effective way to withdraw from the pandemonium of daily life?
What will occupy the mind and restore serenity in less time than one can measure?
What is the diversion that has been adopted by the world of adults and has sold over 12 million units of functional escape from reality as the numbers continue to grow? [More]
Michael Moore, the left-leaning filmmaker, called it in July. Moore is from Flint, Michigan and understands the experiences and concerns of individuals who live in the so-called Rust Belt. [More]
During the 2016 political season, there has been a lot of talk about temperament. What does it mean for an individual have the temperament to be president of the United States? [More]
The questioning of the suitability of The Star-Spangled Banner as the National Anthem is nothing new in American history. Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has refused to stand in honor of the flag that he believes is a symbol subjugation. His actions have reignited lingering questions regarding racism and patriotism. [More]