Is The Internet Good for You?

By Howard Bloom The Internet has been under constant attack for the last 20 years as the source of all of our emotional woes, from depression, cyberbullying, and suicide to negative body image.     The anti-Internet attack has been so fierce that nine

Is The Internet Good for You?

Are We “On the Brink”?

by Howard Bloom Taiwan’s defense chief, Chiu Kuo-cheng, has revealed that American troops are permanently stationed in Taiwan.   Our soldiers are there to train Taiwan’s military in the use of things like drones.  However, some of those troops are less than two miles

Are We “On the Brink”?

California Health Emergency: Loneliness By Howard Bloom

On January 30th, the board of supervisors in California’s San Mateo County, a county across the bay from San Francisco and next to Silicon Valley, did something ground-breaking.  For what is probably the first time in American history, a governmental body voted

California Health Emergency: Loneliness By Howard Bloom

The Suicide Paradox By Howard Bloom

At 10:52 Wednesday morning, The Wall Street Journal reported new data from the National Center for Health Statistics on suicide in the United States.  The data was shocking. According to the Journal, last year close to 50,000 Americans committed suicide.  That’s the highest

The Suicide Paradox By Howard Bloom

Does Hamas Love Death? By Howard Bloom

There’s a Muslim phrase you need to know if you’re going to understand the war in Gaza and Israel. It’s a phrase that militant Islamic Jihadists have used from Chechnya to Lebanon:   “We love death more than you love life.”  Keep that

Does Hamas Love Death? By Howard Bloom