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To Understand Betsy DeVos's Educational Views, View Her Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, religion, children, kids )

Freya
- 58 minutes ago - nytimes.com
Public neighborhood schools - the vast majority of schools in this country - were hardly present in the billionaire's childhood or adult life.
US Childhood Quality Dropping Like A Sack Of Rocks   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, premature childhood deaths, more than almost all of Europe, teen births )

Dandelion
- 53 minutes ago - youtube.com
The USA was not exempt from threats that cause premature childhood deaths. US is one of 7 countries where half of all teen births occur and infant deaths were more than 40 European countries combined.
28 Men in Bangladesh Arrested on Suspicion of Being Gay: Demand Justice PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection )

Anna
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On May 19, 2017, 28 young men were arrested by security forces in Bangladesh while attending a regular social event known to be frequented by members of the LGBTI community. Police officers physically and verbally assaulted many of those present
Use of Birth Control Could Cause Missouri Women To Lose Their Job and Housing
Health & Wellness  (tags: birth control, landlords, employers, SB5, Missouri, loss of women's rights )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - newsweek.com
And while of course this is not information most landlords or employers have access to, under SB 5 they could ask women what forms of reproductive health care they are using.
CEOs Use Virtual Reality to Simulate the Experience of Being Homeless, Face Instantaneous Backlash
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, ignorance, wealth, stupidity, Australia )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
Only the corporate elite could have devised an exercise this spectacularly tone-deaf. The rich may be even more divorced from reality than we thought.
What's More Frightening Than An Evil World Leader? A Stupid One
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, psychology, intelligence, competence, logic, rationality )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
What makes stupid people so dangerous is that you can't refer to their own self-interest to predict or explain their actions.
Trump EPA Dismisses the People in Charge of Scientific Integrity
Environment  (tags: EPA, Trump Administration dismisses more scie, Pruitt, Board of Scientific Counselors )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - billmoyers.com
Pruitt has now gotten rid of most of the EPAs Board of Scientific Counselors. The board, which reviews and advises EPAs internal research departments on their scientific methodology, was already understaffed. This move leaves the BOSC unable to function
The Democrats' Secret Weapon Against the GOP Health Care Bill - and Why We Must Force Them to Use It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, republicans, government, healthcare, terrorism, corruption, americans, bush )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
"The Democrats must obstruct all Senate activity concerning the AHCA, grinding the chamber to a halt until the Republicans agree to public hearings on the bill" Peace.
Poor People Are Not Involved in Politics Can Activists Change That?
Society & Culture  (tags: organize, poor Americans, voter, activist, politics )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - billmoyers.com
Organizers hope to amplify the voices of those who will be hit hardest by Trumps policies.
URGENT Submit Your Amendment Congress Needs It - Take Action
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trumpcare, Amendment, Congress, submit, health care )

Dandelion
- 21 hours ago - ouramendments.org
To stop Senate Republicans, we have to speak up. These are our amendments. And we are going to bury TrumpCare in them. See my first comment for more information on this.
 
 
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