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religion

What’s Happening To Religion In America?

  Religion is suffering from generational replacement. Older generations in America, which were very heavily Christian, are passing away, and they’re being replaced by younger cohorts that are far more unaffiliated, not only than older generations are today, but than those older generations ever were. Within any self identifying group,...

Taylor Bell

#BlackLivesMatter Means Having To Pay Attention To Taylor Bell

  Black Lives Matters Demonstrations took place at the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Protesters aimed to raise awareness of Jamar Clark, a black man fatally shot by police, but we want you to pay attention to Taylor Bell. Footage from the protests in Minneapolis:  ...

wage increase

This Is The Minimum Wage Increase For 2016

  14 states are going to enact a minimum wage increase by Jan. 1, 2016 meaning a happy new year for many workers. The increases range from 5 cents an hour in South Dakota to $1 in California and Massachusetts. 21 states still have a lower state minimum wage than...

Bernie

What Bernie Sanders Said On Sandra Bland Can’t Be Ignored

  He’s wrong on gun control, immigration and trade, but goddamn it he said it. I never thought I’d live to see the day a Presidential candidate say something like this.   Bernie on Bland Courtesy of CNN:   Bernie Sanders said late Monday that Sandra Bland wouldn’t have died...

Hall of Fame

Here Are The 2016 Naismith Hall of Fame Candidates

  Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Shaquille O’Neal, Tom Izzo and Sheryl Swoopes are some of the candidates for induction into the basketball hall of fame. Finalists are to be announced in February. A few points: It’s not the NBA hall of fame. It’s the basketball hall of fame. AI, Izzo...

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When You See West Virginia, Their New SNAP Policy Makes Sense

  SNAP is one of the many great policy successes coming from the Great Society of LBJ: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) programs offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net....

Derrick Williams

What This Guy Derrick Williams Should Learn From This

  New York Knicks reserve forward Derrick Williams reportedly brought two women to his apartment who allegedly stole items from a jewelry case reportedly worth $750,000. This is what he should take away from this ordeal.   Derrick Williams Priceonomics tells us he should invest his money in assets that...