In tribute to Robin Williams, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tweeted a still from ‘Aladdin’ with the quote, “Genie, you’re free.” But suicide isn’t freedom, and it isn’t the message we should send to the depressed.
Continue reading The Problem with ‘Genie, You’re Free’
Osama’s family business has bought into the Carrara quarries, which supplied the marble for some of Christianity’s greatest icons—and for the Freedom Tower in New York City.
Continue reading The Bin Ladens’ Michelangelo Connection
Once named the most influential rabbi in America, David Saperstein has forged strong bonds with America’s religious groups—who are thrilled to see him nominated as Obama’s ambassador for religious freedom.
Continue reading Meet Obama’s New Rabbi
Reliance on junk science, backwards idea about religious freedom—it’s all there in the conservative majority’s awful Hobby Lobby ruling.
Continue reading Hobby Lobby: So Wrong in So Many Ways
The new PBS documentary ‘Freedom Summer’ lays bare a Deep South world where African Americans risked jobs, homes, and their lives for the right to vote.
Continue reading When the Right to Vote Wasn’t a Right