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Major websites join ‘Internet Slowdown Day’ over net neutrality

On Wednesday, major sites such as Netflix, Reddit and Wordpress are participating in an "Internet Slow Down Day," a grassroots effort by Fight for the Future that seeks to symbolically…

When ‘putting a ring on it’ means jail: Egypt arrests 7 over ‘gay wedding’

By Irene Morse Sept. 9, 2014 Everyone has untagged themselves from that one photo that featured an incriminating red solo cup, but in Egypt the stakes are much higher when it…

Men take lead in two major women’s rights issues in recent weeks

Women’s rights are heavily centered on the idea of bodily rights. Not often does the government tell men what to do with their bodies — that is an issue for…

Taking the long view: The similar solution to IS and undocumented minors

One would think stranded Central American children and IS’s onslaught are distant and far removed from one another. But besides an ocean, there is little separating the two. But, in…

Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are not the official spokesmen for Black people

I don’t think people realize how insulting it is that people think every Black person looks to these two for guidance and talking points. Imagine if we said that Bill…

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