Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- There Are 27 Countries Better At Gender Equality Than The U.S.
Equality is supposed to be the United States’ thing, but when it comes to women, the country is falling behind, according to a comprehensive global ranking of 145 countries released Wednesday evening by the World Economic Forum.
- Valerie Elverton-Dixon: The Land of the Stupid and the Home of the Scared
If we follow the lead of the GOP presidential candidates, the governors of 31 states and various candidates for higher office, we may as well stop singing the national anthem, or to be honest, change the words.
- Op-Ed Columnist: Following the Terrorists’ Script
Our disgraceful response to Jews fleeing Germany during World War II risks being repeated with Syrian refugees.
- Editorial: Stung by Edict on Gays, Mormons Leave Church
Religious leaders who espouse exclusionary policy toward gays should expect their congregations to continue thinning out.
- Op-Ed Contributor: To Stop Radicalization, the French Need More Fraternité
If France is going to defeat ISIS, it will have to find solutions for the alienation and seclusion felt by its own Muslim citizens.
- Black students who demand equality aren't impinging on your rights | Jailyn Gladney
Critics of anti-racism protestors would rather focus on an imagined denial of rights to the dominant group than the persistent denial of rights to the oppressed.
- Military Intervention in the Middle East Is the Problem, Not the Solution
Islamic State’s latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
- The Missouri Tigers and the Hidden History of Black College Football Activists
The strike against racism by Mizzou football players was brave, historic, and profoundly significant—but it wasn’t unprecedented.