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Why I'm Left: happiness, solidarity and community

(For our opening week, we asked all our contributors to think about why they’re On The Left, and what the next three years holds for the left, the government, and New Zealand.) 642 more words

Social Justice

It is going to get messy in Ferguson, Mo!

The cop who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown set off a wave of protests in Ferguson, Mo.— all because he told investigators he feared for his life when he pulled the trigger that killed the unarmed teen. 168 more words


Voting in Texas and the bifurcation of civil rights

Those requirements , Justice Ginsburg wrote, “may prevent more than 600,000 registered Texas voters (about 4.5 percent of all registered voters) from voting in person for lack of compliant identification…

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Knowledge: Discrimination discriminates

I’m sitting here with bubble wrap that seriously needs to be popped, and listening to a TEDx talk.

So, sorry I’ve been AWOL. I’ll update you on that whole shabang in another post… 665 more words


Yes, Ableism is Seriously a Thing

There are a lot of disabled people who simply need assistance walking or can get up for short periods of time. Disabilities and physical illnesses are incredibly diverse.

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It Doesn’t Take A Rocket Scientist…

Carol A. Hand

“Just tell me what to do!” These were dreaded words for me to hear in my roles as a teacher or supervisor. It signaled an internalized belief that only an expert in power could dictate the terms of their life, their work, and their studies. 1,353 more words


Serena Williams Slams Russian Tennis Coach For Calling Her & Venus "Brothers" & "Scary To Look At" (DETAILS)

Two of the most beloved tennis players in the world were the target of sexist comments courtesy of Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev after he referred to  325 more words