Our Democracy is in Serious Trouble and the American People are to Blame

Our democracy is in serious trouble. It is on life support, clinging to hope that it will be revived. But this isn’t something that happened suddenly and without warning.  Slowly, our democracy has eroded. The sad reason for this: Americans have been ignoring their duties as citizens of a democracy for decades now. Democracy is not a spectator sport. You cannot sit on the sidelines and allow others to have control while you bitch and complain about the awful state of the country. In Read More

Guest Post: The Hidden Risks To Our Health

The Hidden Risks To Our Health By:  Helen Baynes We Millennials have our fair share of problems, which are not necessarily our fault.  It’s just the world we were born into. Saddled with large amounts of debt, the college-educated are having problems finding jobs and most likely will continue to do so in the future. Millennials also have to contend with a rapidly changing environment due to climate change, overseas wars  and global terrorism, and not to mention that we’ll likely have to work longer and harder than Read More

Happy International Women’s Day!!!

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day, a day that has celebrated the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women for more than 100 years. But despite the many accomplishments of women, there is still much progress to made in gender equality.  It is estimated that the gender gap will not close until 2133. That is simply unacceptable and will continue to be a hindrance to human progress.  We must double-down on our efforts for gender equality and the empowerment of Read More