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Former World Bank Staffer Explains How Neoliberalism Is Destroying the World
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, rights )

- 7 hours ago -
Neoliberalism is economic fascism. It privatizes public goods for private profit. It redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and selling.
8 Men Account for Half the World's Wealth
Society & Culture  (tags: wealth, greed, economic injustice, inequality )

- 10 hours ago -
The combined wealth of eight men is greater than the poorest 3.6 billion people, according to the anti-poverty charity Oxfam International.
Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, humans, space )

- 11 hours ago -
The last person to leave footprints on the moon has died. NASA reported that Gene Cernan died Monday at the age of 82.
Yertle, the Commander in Chief
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, freedoms )

- 11 hours ago -
The point of Yertle and Macks tale is simple: Protest can topple a tyrant. Sometimes it has to be loud and rude.
Inside Wichita's 'Blessing Box,' a Micro Food Pantry
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, donating, donations, Wichita, free stuff, helping others )

- 1 day ago -
In Wichita, Kansas, Maggie Ballard and her son Paxton have opened a tiny food pantry in their front yard. Modeled after the little free library concept, Maggie and Paxton call their little free pantry a "blessing box."
Executive Clemency Requested for 25 Deserving Women
Society & Culture  (tags: clemency, Barack Obama, President Obama )

- 1 day ago -
The CAN-DO Foundation is proud to have shared the faces, names and stories of many women seeking justice though clemency. The "Top 25 Women" are extraordinary examples of people who received draconian sentences due to legislation passed..
Comprehensive Sex Education in Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: sex education, arizona, pregnancy )

- 23 hours ago -
The current abstinence-only curriculum does not work because it is idealistic not realistic, it is inaccurate and unrepresentative, comprehensive sex education will lead to less teen pregnancy, and it will provide all kinds of youth with accur
Why Bernie Sanders Came Up Short - and How That Lesson Can Fuel Future Progressive Victories
Society & Culture  (tags: elections, Bernie Sanders, revolutions, political campaigns )

- 1 day ago -
Revolutions are messy, wonderful, maddening, and joyful all at once. They alternate between inspiring unbelievable elation and taking your heart and crushing it in a vise, sometimes both in the same day.
Chicago Police Assaulted Children, Got Away With Murders: DOJ Report Echoes What Residents Have Long Known
Society & Culture  (tags: law enforcement, police brutality, Chicago )

- 1 day ago -
Communities of color in Chicago meticulously documented the CPD's pattern of racist violence.
WATCH: Cops Violently Arrest Black Man Suspected of Stealing CarâEUR"That Turns Out to Be His Own
Society & Culture  (tags: law, culture, police, society, violence, freedoms )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
"in this situation, within ten seconds of Mr. Crosby getting out of his car with his hands in the air, he was tackled, he was kneed while he was standing up, then he was punched repeatedly by multiple officers, for allegedly stealing his own car. "
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