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#GamerGate: Anita Sarkeesian Threatened and the Media Overload

So, for those who haven’t been paying attention, in a very recent story, Anita Sarkeesian was supposed to be a speaker at a conference at the Utah State University (USU).  966 more words

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“Women Are Being Driven Offline”: Feminist Anita Sarkeesian Terrorized for Critique of Video Games. Media Enabled Musketeers: Russian & American Filmmakers with Disabilities Document Shared Struggles.  573 more words

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Fair Wages and Sexual Harassment

For several summers and even during the school term, my daughter earned her keep by waiting tables. Her assignments varied from locavore delights at a small college town luncheonette to the midnight shift at a shiny New Jersey diner. 738 more words

Society

Books & Current Events: Columbus Day is Dead, Long Live Indigenous Peoples' Day & Italian Heritage Month

Thank you Howard Zinn

Thanks to the great Howard Zinn (and no thanks to my grade school teachers) I was disillusioned of Christopher Columbus before I left my twenties. 193 more words

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9 Inspiring People You Should Know About

We are all too familiar with the top ten lists that enumerate the richest people in the world or highest paid celebrities and such. Borrowing that concept, I want to tell you about 9 individuals I have found inspiring. 1,192 more words

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The Daily Share - Inside the Dark Alliance: Gary Webb on the CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion

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Inside the Dark Alliance: Gary Webb on the CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion

This is from Democracy Now!.  If you’re curious about the Drug War it is definitely work a look.   16 more words

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