The Danger of Making the Presidential Debates a Circus

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Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton took the stage on Monday night for the first presidential debate of this election cycle. According to The New York Times’ reporters Patrick Healy and Jonathan Martin, the two “clashed over trade, the Iraq war, [Trump’s] refusal to release his tax returns, and [Clinton’s] use of a private email server.” […]

Break Out of Gender Stereotypes

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Being grounded means refusing labels and stereotypes. When you think in terms of labels, it can create suffering for yourself and others. It can divide, stifle and diminish. You are much more unique and dimensional than any one label. The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault created a useful and moving video to demonstrate just how stifling stereotypes […]

Who Will Stop Bullying?

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“It is estimated that 1 in 3 kids will be bullied in school. Often, it just takes one person to stand up against the bullying to make it stop and let the person being bullied that they have someone who cares about them.” It might be back to school, but bullying happens outside of the […]

Baltimore Affordable Housing: Is Secrecy to Avoid Conflict a Wise Option?

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Both the Democratic and Republican parties are struggling with in-party opposition towards their candidates. These conflicts, if they escalate or are left unresolved, could cause either party to lose their unity. Refocusing on relational principles could help to mend some fractures. But that’s not politics as usual, is it? In order to explore the way in which being […]