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Joe Biden needs to avoid a return to “eat your peas” budgeting

Joe Biden needs to avoid a return to “eat your peas” budgeting

A bipartisan deal is President-elect Joe Biden’s only hope to get the kind of enormous Covid-19 relief bill and the dream of an “FDR-size presidency” that he wants. But bipartisanship doesn’t mean Democrats should return to the deficit-slashing, grand-bargaining approach that failed under President Barack Obama. There’s a better option. The election results are on…
“Who Needs Hair With These Cheekbones?” Ayanna Pressley’s Selfie Sends A Powerful Message

“Who Needs Hair With These Cheekbones?” Ayanna Pressley’s Selfie Sends A Powerful Message

The photo has since amassed nearly 160,000 likes on Twitter and thousands of replies from supporters, including fellow Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "Can we talk about this collar jewelry!! The lip color! Are you glowing up without me?! Whew, I'm taking notes," AOC wrote. Others used the tweet to spark discussions about their respective alopecia or hair loss.…
Your Body Hyperpigmentation Isn’t A Flaw That Needs To Be Fixed

Your Body Hyperpigmentation Isn’t A Flaw That Needs To Be Fixed

Of course, hyperpigmentation is universal, but for those with darker skin, it manifests much more noticeably. This, Ayodele explains, is because of the increased levels of melanin. "Whenever there is any inflammation or trauma, the melanocytes quickly go into action to produce more melanin to defend and protect against that trauma," she says. Despite not…
Why Our Economy Needs International College Students

Why Our Economy Needs International College Students

It brings into focus the impact international students have long had on the U.S. economy. During the 2018-2019 academic year, there were a little over one million international college students — a fraction of the nearly 20 million college students that were enrolled for fall 2019. And yet, according to data from NAFSA: Association of…
What Lebanon needs to recover from the explosion

What Lebanon needs to recover from the explosion

As Lebanon recovers from a deadly explosion in its capital city, Beirut, much of the country has a serious request for the world: Please, whatever you do, don’t give aid money to our government. The reason is few trust Lebanon’s leaders to use such funds wisely. They mismanaged the economy for decades with a Ponzi-like…
The US needs a 9/11 Commission for the coronavirus

The US needs a 9/11 Commission for the coronavirus

Just over a year after the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush set up the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States — known more commonly as the 9/11 Commission — to look into the intelligence and preparedness failures that led to nearly 3,000 deaths. Now as the coronavirus…
The US needs a lot more hospital beds to prepare for a spike in coronavirus cases

The US needs a lot more hospital beds to prepare for a spike in...

As confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus continue to increase across the United States — there are, as of March 14, over 2,000 reported cases across 49 states — one of the biggest issues doctors could face is simply finding space to treat patients requiring medical assistance. There is some question as to whether the…
Here Are All The Tools (And Snacks) To Fulfill You Pumpkin-Carving Party Needs

Here Are All The Tools (And Snacks) To Fulfill You Pumpkin-Carving Party Needs

Not to scare you or anything, but Halloween is right around the corner which means there’s lots of creepy business to address ASAP. But before even thinking about finalizing your costume plans — we can't decide between going the couples route or repurposing some Savage X Fenty lingerie — get your house in spooky shape…
7 Classic Pairs Of Denim Every Woman Needs In Her Closet

7 Classic Pairs Of Denim Every Woman Needs In Her Closet

Basically, as long as you can style them right, there are very few types of jeans you can't get away with. But, with so many options, it does help to know which are actually essential to your closet. For those feeling overwhelmed, we suggest these seven "classics" ahead.
The Top Labor Day Sales For All Of Your Transitional-Dressing Needs

The Top Labor Day Sales For All Of Your Transitional-Dressing Needs

Friends, this is it. The curtain is coming down. We’re nearing the end of the line. The buzzer is about to go off. Pencils down. Hard stop. Yes, no matter how much you’ve been trying to ignore it, summer is about to leave us; taking with it sandals, tank tops, long weekends, and midday ice…

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