Politics

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by January 8, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

North Carolina became the first state to mandate discrimination against transgender people, including banning them from using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity. The law guts other protections for LGBT persons. However, the bathroom segregation law in particular is rooted in troublesome fears about bathroom violence […]

by January 2, 2017 10 comments Politics, Trending
From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

Just in case the potential for a divided convention, brokered candidate, mass demonstrations, and massive media hype didn’t make the Republican National Convention crazy enough, now there is the prospect of renting a home where a serial killer was active to add even more spice to the situation. That’s because […]

by December 28, 2016 5 comments Politics, Trending
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by December 17, 2016 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

Secrets of Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Ghostwriter Tells All

  Donald Trump once had a bestselling book called “The Art of the Deal,” which was his explanation of how he became a successful businessman. Like most business books, “The Art of the Deal” was written by ghostwriter. Now that ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz, is discussing the process of writing the […]

by November 21, 2016 9 comments Politics, Trending, World
Tesla Facing Competition, Government Regulations and Unions After Successful Model 3 Launch

Tesla Facing Competition, Government Regulations and Unions After Successful Model 3 Launch

Electric car pioneer Tesla is having an incredibly challenging – and lucrative – 2016. According to Tesla’s Vice President of Business Development Diarmuid O’Connell, the company has taken nearly 400,000 reservations for its Model 3. That impressive number was achieved without drivers being able to test-drive the vehicle and without […]

by November 18, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending
What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

What Happened After the Duel That Killed Alexander Hamilton? Gallery

The musical Hamilton is a cultural phenomenon. The Broadway show, written by Manuel Lin Miranda, has broken box office records and dominated the Tony Awards. A mix tape of the music is in the works, a PBS performance has been filmed and the actors are all being offered new roles […]

by November 17, 2016 6 comments Politics, World
Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson’s brand of weed is now available everywhere that marijuana is legal. Nelson is an outlaw country singer who has long extolled the virtues of smoking dope. He has been stopped on tour buses and arrested for possession of marijuana on multiple occasions, so the coming of legal weed […]

by November 6, 2016 6 comments Arts, Food, Politics, Science, Trending
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World