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The Essence of Liberty ~ Opinionated Krew

I suppose that the eseence of Liberty as understood by Libertarians is dominion over your own “self”, your thought process, and your body.

As Libertarians, we seek a world of liberty; a world in which all individuals are sovereign over their own lives and no one is forced to sacrifice his or her values for the benefit of others. 

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The Kadoh! Institute

ACLU Oregon

Mission:
The Oregon Affiliate of the ACLU is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights.

We believe that the freedoms of press, speech, assembly, and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy, are fundamental to a free people. 54 more words

Assistance

Sixty Years After Brown: "Segregation Forever"?

We recently learned of an interview by Democracy Now! with journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, who discusses the segregation that persists in public schools around the United States.  191 more words

Current Events

How Many Hypocrites Does It Take?

Are you tired of this twat yet?

A final chapter can be written on the saga of the lying bigoted rancher from Nevada…….

Anyone that has half a brain, well leaves out most of the ignorant Right, can finally say that the Bundy drama is done…….this man has proven to the world just what it is and what he is all about…….one, he is a liar and two he is a racist prick! 318 more words

Society

Race and America

It seems like with the anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, it’s a moment when many Americans are examining our collective soul on the issue of race. 96 more words

Using Freedom Summer to Create Blackout Poetry

In third grade, students learn about civil rights through the standard:

SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s
rights and freedoms in a democracy. 450 more words

Lesson

The Rootless

Sometimes being here in Ghana brings to light a whole world of problems that are back at home in the U.S. So many comments I’ve heard from international students here and conversations I’ve had just remind me of how much the devaluation of marginalized identities is ingrained in our society, such a part of our culture that it has become normalized. 841 more words