I’m Starting To Think About My Tax Return, And This Guy Makes A Ton Of Sense

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Most of us don’t have the option to NOT pay federal income tax (well, we do, but eventually at a huge financial and personal cost) but what this bishop has to say is spot-on — that is, why is our tax money going to fund wars and the military-industrial complex when we’ve got people starving […]

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An Actor You Know And Probably Love Literally Reads Aloud From A Historian's Book, And It's Riveting

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Howard Zinn’s writing + Viggo Mortensen’s voice = history nerd heaven for me. If you’re pretty sick of war, I think you’ll find this a worthwhile viewing. Read more: http://upworthy.com/an-actor-you-know-and-probably-love-literally-reads-aloud-from-a-historians-book-and-its-riveting

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Sick Of Hearing About The 1%? Meet The Half of 1% Of Americans We SHOULD Be Talking About

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Remember the wars? (Yeah, those.) In case you’d forgotten, there are still fine U.S. servicemembers overseas getting shot at. And they’re returning home to issues like crazy-high unemployment, traumatic brain injuries, PTSD, and shocking suicide rates. This guy wants to help them. Maybe you do, too? Read more: http://upworthy.com/sick-of-hearing-about-the-1-meet-the-1-of-americans-we-should-be-talking-about

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They Say There's Truth In Every Jest, Which Is Why These Jokes Are So Horrifying

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In this video, Brian Jones has a message for his fellow Marines and veterans about the rape jokes they’re sharing on social media and why they’re not OK. Now before you say, “They’re just jokes,” let’s not forget that words have power, especially ones that trivialize serious issues like rape. Coupled with the staggering number […]

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