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Students push Oregon Christian university to allow trans student to live in male dorm

Students rallied this week to support a transgender male student at George Fox University in Newberg, OR who wants to transfer to the school’s men-only dormitory. According to KOIN, Jayce M became legally male this month and feels that he no longer belongs in the Christian college’s female dorm. “In…

Prominent Jesuit: Pope Francis’s first major issuance ‘almost a direct refutation’ of the GOP

Pope Francis’s first major publication can be read as an attack on the Republican philosophy of low taxes for the wealthy and reduced support of welfare programs, according to a prominent Jesuit professor. During a panel discussion at Georgetown University last month, American Jesuit and Boston College professor David Hollenbach…

Jesse Ventura slams minimum wage foes: Pure capitalism robbed us blind

Friday on his show “Off the Grid,” former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura called for the minimum wage to be raised and warned that unfettered capitalism was unsustainable. “Well, it can smell like socialism all you want,” he said, responding to a viewer’s comment, “but why should a guy pushing a…

U.S. wealth inequality in one chilling video

This video demonstrates a few crazy things. One: US wealth inequality is even much greater than most Americans think. Two: US wealth inequality has grown tremendously in the past few decades. Three: US wealth inequality is absolutely insane. The visualizations……

Colorado GOP candidate calls Obama birth certificate a ‘myth’ in uncovered video

Democrats in Colorado have uncovered a video of a Republican candidate for governor suggesting that President Barack Obama’s birth certificate was a myth. In an interview in 2010, radio host Stan Solomon asked Bob Beauprez, who is currently running for governor, if he agreed that the president’s birth certificate was…

Westboro Baptist met by counter-protesters with ‘Sorry for your loss’ sign at Lorde concert

Members of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church staged their first protest Friday night after the death of the church’s founder Fred Phelps on Thursday. According to Kansas City’s KSHB Channel 41, the stridently anti-LGBT demonstrators were met with a counter-protest outside a concert by New Zealander pop sensation Lorde. The…

Chris Christie explodes at hecklers: ‘Get out! We’re done with you!’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) shouted down a series of hecklers who were escorted from one of his events on Thursday. During a town hall at the Mount Laurel YMCA, as many as six people were forced to leave by police after they heckled the governor over various issues.…

Ex-inmate tells Raw Story he faces retaliation for exposing shocking NJ jail death

A former inmate is seeking justice for a 75-year-old homeless man who died late last year in a New Jersey jail while strapped in a “turtle suit” and left lying in his own filth. And he claims that authorities have threatened his physical safety and his freedom for speaking out.…

Pro-Obamacare minister arrested for holding ‘Enough!’ banner outside S.C. State House

Eleven activists, including a retired Methodist minister, were arrested on Tuesday for blocking the entrance to the South Carolina State House with a banner that said “Enough!” to protest lawmakers who are obstructing the implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. The demonstrators have organized a series of…

Watch the Dalai Lama discuss importance of human values in a material world

The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso speaks with WSJ's Barbara Chai about the value of compassion and ethics in today's highly materialistic society.…

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