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Colorado school board wants to change U.S. history to be more ‘positive’

The situation in Jefferson County, Colo. has reached divisive con 4. Students have launched protests amid the school board's decision to review the College Board's Advanced Placement History curriculum after…

Migrant fatalities on the rise globally: It’s time for a solution

“Go back to where you came from,” is the familiar expression of the anti-immigration right. This phrase is heard much too often in America in concerns with Mexican and Central…

Supreme Court week 1 roundup: Gay marriage, voting rights, religious liberty and Amazon

The Supreme Court officially began its 2015 term on Monday. It's hard for me to think of any other term that began with so many newsworthy events, so here's a…

BuyPartisan app creator discusses updates, 2.0 version for 2015

The creator of the BuyPartisan app, which allows you to scan the barcodes of your favorite products to discover the political leanings of the company, talked to Politically Inclined about…

The continuing ripple effect of the Hobby Lobby decision

From the beginning, the pro-life religious right has been fighting Obamacare's mandate that insurance providers cover contraception. And unfortunately for women's health outcomes, the Obama administration has been caving to…

Highland Park High School and the far-reaching impact of banned books

Highland Park High School, a wealthy public school in Texas, has banned seven books at the request of outraged parents who say the books are "too adult" for their children.…

What you need to know about South Sudan’s bloody civil war

South Sudan became the world's newest state in 2011, when it gained independence from Sudan after a 22-year civil war. Since the get-go the fledgling country has struggled with unity…

Everything you need to know about America’s affordable housing crisis

When I was about 12 years old, my neighbor was evicted; his house was rented out to a group of college guys who removed his painted lawn gnomes and put…

Blind political conformity: There’s an app for that

Have you ever finished a day of grocery shopping only to think to yourself, "Gee, I wish I could inject the partisan bickering of Washington into the produce aisle. That…

13 years after 9/11, new terror threat brings back fear

Today may be the 13th anniversary of the deadliest attack on United States' soil, but Americans are focused on a new terror threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and…