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FYI: Why Are Mean People So Hot?
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, culture, society, interesting, interesting, ethics )

- 504 days ago -
Mean people are attractive because of their meanness, not in spite of it. What I call meanness is more officially known as the "Dark Triad" of personality traits--narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy.
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, politics, society, internet, society, media, cyberspace, democracy, rules, participation, worldwide webnews, politics, society, rights, ethics, freedoms, internet )

- 503 days ago -
Facebook has just announced that it would no longer be asking members for their input when changing the rules - such as data protection rules. This is not just a technical detail. It is an open admission that maybe Zuckerberg wasn't really serious about d
Republicans Face Murky Political Future in Increasingly Diverse U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, culture, women, republicans, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, rights, news )

- 526 days ago -
President Obama's decisive victory over Mitt Romney served as a clinic in 21st-century politics, reflecting expanded power for black and Hispanic voters, dominance among women, a larger share of young voters and even a rise in support among Asians.
It's Time for the Poor to Come Out of the Plutocracy's Closet of Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, environment, government, society )

- 533 days ago -
As a college-educated, heterosexual, white, male American citizen I know something about (unearned) privilege.
Why Right-Wingers Can't Stop Saying Insane Things About Women and Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, candidates, culture, dishonesty, education, elections, ethics, family, freedoms, government, media, politics, religion, rights, society, women )

- 540 days ago -
There are reasons why extremists with little regard for women's social equality feel empowered to say whatever comes to mind.
Back to $Chool: College Is the Past, Prison Is the Future
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 561 days ago -
Journalist Peter Schrag describes what followed as the "Mississippification" of California. Hot with the fever of an anti-tax, small-government movement, Californians began the long, slow burn-down of the state's higher education system.
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Effects Last Well Into Childhood
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, family, health, women, alcohol, retardation, birth defects, fetal alcohol syndrome )

Rob and J
- 607 days ago -
Children who aren't born with mental retardation and/or deformities due to drinking mothers still have physical effects, including smaller heads, than those born to non-drinking moms. Fetal alcohol exposure increases risks of anti-social behavior later.
Mormon Chat Forum Dissects Ann Romney's 'Garments' (or Lack Thereof) - The Cut
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, media, religion, fashion, Mormon )

- 567 days ago -
Big broo-hah-hah regarding Ms Romney's under gear or lack thereof, while visiting Jay Leno.
Freeh Report Assigns Blame to Joe Paterno, Other Penn State Officials for Jerry Sandusky's Crimes - Yahoo! Sports
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, crime, dishonesty, ethics, education )

- 646 days ago -
In clear, calm, concise and unrelenting words, a report from an independent investigation into Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky sexual molestation case assigned blame in harsh terms to a wide-ranging group of high-ranking officials.
American Dream Faces Harsh New Reality : NPR
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, society, usa, government, money, economy, dream, career, jobs )

- 690 days ago -
The idea of the American Dream suggests a belief that hard work pays off, and that children will have a better life than their parents. But in the wake of the economic downturn, some feel it no longer exists for the average person.
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