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In these heated times, what does the word 'fundamentalist' mean? Well, it all depends on whom you ask.

John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.

Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.

The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets to fly.

The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.

In rebuilding Afghanistan, lessons should be learned from Turkey and Egypt when it comes to the separation of church and state.

Will women be included in the debate on Afghanistan's future?

Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.

Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.

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My years in an MSA were spent packing lunches for the homeless, mentoring high school kids and learning about my faith with my best friends.

March 14, 2012

Widespread use of the Pill for family planning purposes has allowed women to flood the workforce.

March 14, 2012

Still no good news for women in the recovery.

March 13, 2012

A new voter identification law would allow Texans to vote with a handgun permit, but not with a student ID.

March 13, 2012

Frank Bruni responds to novelist Paul Theroux’s worries about language police.

March 13, 2012

Here’s another sign that higher education may not be a panacea for women in the workforce.

March 13, 2012

African-Americans make up 37 percent of all Mississippians. In today's primary, they could count for less than 1 percent of the vote.

March 13, 2012

A closer look shows that women are still getting left out of the economic recovery.

March 12, 2012

The NCAA exploits its athletes. Who can fight back?

March 12, 2012

In defending Limbaugh, Maher tried to rob Americans of a fundamental instrument of power—voting with our pocketbooks. 

March 11, 2012