No, ESPN’s Layoffs Aren’t A Result Of Its ‘Politicization’ Of Sports

ESPN’s decision to lay off as many as 100 people on Wednesday, while expected, set off rounds of media commentary about the company’s future. Some on the political right saw the layoffs as a symptom of a specific problem: what they perceive as ESPN’s “politicization of sports” and its “too liberal” political stances. In this […]

Rachael Yahne: 4 Signs You Aren’t Living Your Life’s Purpose

Often, and especially in times of personal struggle, we can’t definitively know what is the right thing to do next, or even what’s working. But we can identify what is wrong. We can point to what isn’t working for us, what is leaving us feeling unsatisfied and apathetic, and we can start there. Read more: […]

We Still Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Orcas

Is SeaWorld fun? Many of us, especially those of us who grew up on the West Coast, have formative memories of seeing the whales at SeaWorld. The animals leap and twirl to aahs and oohs from the audience. People are splashed by the massive waves; families watch the trainers hold out fish for the whales […]