We’ve all seen them. There could be one next to you right now on the treadmill holding on for dear life and hiking up a level 15 incline. You may have spotted one inquisitively eying a BOSU ball, wondering what manner of cruel and unusual punishment a semi-circle could possibly deliver. They’re the Resolutioners who have taken your gym by storm this January to get started on their weight loss and fitness goals, and they haven’t received the warmest of welcomes.
I used to be a Resolutioner. In fact, I can say with confidence that “losing weight” or “eating better” was probably my staple resolution from the year 2003 through 2011. When it comes to my New Year’s resolutions, it was probably only surpassed in frequency by “This year I’m going to have a boyfriend,” or “This year I’m committing to not being so quiet and weird.”
I never stuck to it. I’d show up to the…
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Does the recent ‘torture report’ on CIA ‘enhanced interrogation methods’ leave US citizens vulnerable to prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC)? That was the question I was asked to answer in my latest article for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, originally posted here.
Dec. 9 saw the much anticipated release of the U.S. Senate’s “torture report,” outlining in harrowing and tragic detail the CIA’s program of “enhanced interrogation techniques” in its “global war on terror.” On Dec. 2, the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court also released a report in which it made clear that it was inching closer to opening an official investigation into crimes in Afghanistan – including U.S. interrogation techniques. These developments could very well expose U.S. officials to formal investigation – and potentially prosecution – by the ICC. But is the court truly prepared to…
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Yesterday morning I had a great time on Rain Pryor’s (Richard Pryor’s Daughter) “Arise and Shine” Morning Talk Show. We discussed Bill Cosby, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and The Ferguson and Eric Garner Stories.
Here’s a link to our round table discussion which begins after one hour and 5 mins 30 seconds into the show (so fast forward to 1:05:30)
Originally posted on CNN Press Room:
In an interview scheduled to air on CNN’s State of the Union, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)…
Last summer I sat down with this psychiatrist to discuss ways to counter racism. Why is the current media ignoring this expert psychiatrist on racism? Is racism blocking her from being booked as a guest on major media outlets?
Take a listen:
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing on Donahue http://t.co/qDsCx0fn51
Arise News Weekend – 13/12 – Every Culture, Every Angle http://www.arise.tv/news-now-show/arise-news-weekend-13-12-9779#.VJBNChnLRsQ.twitter