This year has seen unparalleled word creation, given the potent combination of rapid technological change which creates the need for new words with the meme-generating powers of the internet. 402 more words
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Cue that theme music.
Sometimes ‘torches-and-pitchforks’ is the RIGHT answer.
Most of the time it isn’t, but sometimes it is.
The recent rash of protests and riots over the less-recent incidents involving police killings of black criminals serve as a collective example of violence as the -WRONG- answer. 543 more words
On September 17th, 2001, New York City’s Zuccotti Park became Occupied. Thousands of protesters took to the park, which is situated in the heart of New York City’s financial district, to protest a wide variety of issues, the most prominent being the growing income inequality in the United States. 2,401 more words