Weekly User Generated Political Writing Contest

We invite Blogher bloggers to particpate in a contest on The Politicus. All content posted on 8/8/14 (12am est) - 9/4/14 (11:59pm est) is eligible to win a cash prize each week. The rules are simple, post and share as much content as you can and you will receive points per content submission. The users with the most points will win....more

Boko Haram, a Golden Opportunity for Islam

By Mounir Ghaly Glaringly missing from the international community sending help to Nigeria in the latest crisis of Boko Haram is any representation from Islamic countries! For two decades Islamic countries have been telling the world that violence committed by Islamists is not part of Islam. During that period, Islamic organizations worldwide have cried out "Islam has been hijacked". Therefore, participating in bringing justice to Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader, would ...more

Women, it’s all about us!

October 24, 2012 by Maureen J Andrade The latest far right slander against women’s rights came Tuesday when Indiana senatorial candidate Richard Mourdock said pregnancies resulting from rape should not be aborted because they are God’s will. Gov. Romney is a Mourdock supporter and even made a campaign ad for him....more