The Nazi-Puncher’s Dilemma

Anyone following the news knows who’s doing the bulk of this Nazi-punching: “antifa.” It’s an esoteric and often confounding term. Although short for “anti-fascist” — an expansive category that one would imagine includes millions of Americans — “antifa” has quickly come to connote a very specific stereotype: a black-clad, violent, leftist subversive. Their notoriety may Read more about The Nazi-Puncher’s Dilemma[…]

Five years after Sandy Hook: families keep the memory of lost children alive

In the years since the mass shooting that killed 20 children and six educators, families have memorialized their loved ones in many different ways School safety campaigns. An animal sanctuary. A childrens book. Support for mental health reform. A lawsuit against the manufacturer of a military-style rifle. In the five years since the mass shooting Read more about Five years after Sandy Hook: families keep the memory of lost children alive[…]

Trump’s tax bill has nothing to do with economics. It’s brute-force politics | Richard Reeves

Donald Trumps initially legal accomplishment is a monstrosity of doctrinaire conservatism that assaults education, health care and the lives of regular individuals The Republican celebration has actually attained something no one believed possible. They have actually taken the damaged, regressive, loophole-riddled United States tax code, and made it even worse. The just idiots pay the Read more about Trump’s tax bill has nothing to do with economics. It’s brute-force politics | Richard Reeves[…]

‘CatDog’ Lied: Science Says Dogs Could Be Smarter Than Cats

It ends up animations lied to us. CatDog, The Jungle Book, Garfield, Animaniacs, and Futurama all depict felines as smugly intellectual, and generally smarter than canines. This reaches stereotypes of owners too: feline individuals are bookish, intellectual, and shy, while canine owners are jocks. Well, draw it, feline individuals: pet dogs are the clever ones Read more about ‘CatDog’ Lied: Science Says Dogs Could Be Smarter Than Cats[…]

31 Days of Happiness Countdown: Disney’s new fireworks are for everyone. (Day 6)

Welcome to Day 6 of Upworthy’s 31 Days of Happiness Countdown ! If this is your very first check out, here’s the essence: Each day in between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, we’re sharing stories particularly created to bring happiness, smiles, and laughter into our lives and yours. It’s been a difficult year, so why Read more about 31 Days of Happiness Countdown: Disney’s new fireworks are for everyone. (Day 6)[…]