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An Important Lesson White People Must Learn If They're Serious About Fighting Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, police, safety, society, violence, Ferguson, Missouri, racism, segregation, white privilege )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
Racism isn't going to disappear because one white woman chooses to make a conscious effort ... but it's a big step ... another small battle won for everyone who values equity and dignity for all people but recognizes that the struggle is far from over yet.
What If Shareholders Knew About Their Company's Political Spending?
Business  (tags: business, ethics, investors, politics, usa, SEC, political spending, new regulation )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
...a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to their shareholders.
The Surprising Culprits in the Spread of the Deadly Ebola Virus
Society & Culture  (tags: world, West Africa, ebola outbreak, culture, death, environment, ethics, humans, society )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
The logging of forests,in turn,increases the likelihood that human and viral communities will collide. (Both HIV and SARS emerged from animals living in disturbed forests.) ...the chance of coming into contact with ebola's suspected reservoirs, ... increases.
SPLC: League of the South Forming Paramilitary Unit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, League of the South, Hatewatch, SPLC, politics, domestic terrorism, secession, paramilitary force, neo-Nazis, KKK, white supremecists )

Lynn
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
After years of rhetoric threatening violence, the neo-Confederate League of the South (LOS) is training a uniformed, paramilitary unit tasked with advancing a second southern secession by any means necessary, ...
7 Women Working Tirelessly to Screw Over Other Women
Society & Culture  (tags: feminism, Christina Hoff Sommers, Cathy Young, The Politichicks, Jill Stanek, Janet Bloomfield, Lila Rose, Phyllis Schlafly, culture, ethics, politics, society )

Lynn
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
A lot of people assume the term "female misogynist" is an oxymoron. How can a woman be opposed to the fight to help women achieve equality?... as long as there has been feminism, there have been women who find it personally advantageous to reject feminism...
MUST WATCH VIDEO: Jon Stewart's Hilarious and Definitive Rant About Obama's New ISIS Strategy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Jon Stewart, obama, terrorism, ISIL, iraq, Syria, comedy )

Lynn
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Jon Stewart put together a brilliant extended piece last night on President Obama's shift from measured military action to pretty much declaring war on ISIS. [He] noted that Obama once said 'we can't play Muslim extremist whack-a-mole,"
Chomsky: U.S. Plunges the Cradle of Civilization Into Disaster, While Its Oil-Based Empire Destroys the Earth's Climate
Environment  (tags: climate-change, humans, destruction, environment, oceans, world, greenhouse gas emissions, forests, ecosystems, politics, pollution )

Lynn
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
It is not pleasant to contemplate the thoughts that must be passing through the mind of the Owl of Minerva as the dusk falls and she undertakes the task of interpreting the era of human civilization, which may now be approaching its inglorious end.
Koch Brothers' Top Political Strategist: The Minimum Wage Leads to Fascism!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Koch brothers, libertarian, economy, ethics, minimum wage, fascism, politics, propaganda, republicans, economic regulations, collectivisation )

Lynn
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
...how the Koch brothers plan to turn the American electorate away from "collectivization" and toward "liberty" by persuading a critical mass of voters to repeal most of the economic regulations of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Barely Literate? How Christian Fundamentalist Homeschooling Hurts Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, home schooling, abuse, culture, family, government, religion )

Lynn
- 15 days ago - alternet.org
...I reconnected with a few ex-Quiverfull peers on a new support blog called No Longer Quivering. Poring over their stories, I was shocked to find so many tales of gross educational neglect ...
Open Letter To President Obama About The 2014 Elections - From A Woman Voter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, elections, ethics, freedoms, obama, politics, women voters, voting rights, equality, ERA, constitution )

Lynn
- 15 days ago - samuel-warde.com
If you haven't noticed - but I am pretty sure you have - America is broken. We are angry, fearful and divided. We are in a civil war. We need your help. You are well aware that too many Americans don't vote - especially in the midterm elections.
 
 
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