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  • August 21, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    To save democracy for our children, kill the two-party system

    However, even though we vote for our politicians, the two-party system that gets those candidates in front of the voters is corrupt and unfair. Altern...
  • August 20, 2015

    Farewell to Chase Utley, the nose-to-grindstone baseball hero that Philly needed most

    An old adage holds that pet pooches tend to look like their owners, a dynamic which some researchers attributed to people picking dogs that "bear...
  • August 20, 2015

    Jen Leary, saving the pets from disaster when the humans are safe

    Ask a 5-year-old what they want to be when they grow up, and the answer is often fireman or princess. Most of us leave those fantasies behind when we ...
  • August 18, 2015 |  That's History

    Nasty politics has never pulled any punches

    Bam! Bang! Pow! If you listened to media reports on the first set of Republican debates earlier this month, you might have mistaken them for prize fi...
  • August 18, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    #BlackLivesMatter: politics, interrupted

    The Black Lives Matter movement seems to have entered a new phase: non-cooperation with mainstream political parties. As an increasing number of BLM a...
  • August 17, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    On participation trophies, fair play and taking parenting advice from James Harrison

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' James Harrison won praise from Outrage Nation warriors battling American "wussification" when he lectured pare...
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