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Look at the stats: America resembles a poor country | Salon

Last week, President Obama gave one of the most important speeches of his presidency when he spoke about the rapidly growing deficit of opportunity in this country. 173 more words

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Australia's place in the world

It’s hard to comprehend how fortunate we are to live on this remote island continent, Australia.

  • No-one is inclined to just move in and build “settlements” on our land.
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Fight Club for Femenists

I’m reading the book “Fight Club” by Chuck Palahnick. The movie is surprisingly true to the source material. I’m about halfway through it: Tyler Durden has moved on from mere fight clubs and has embarked upon Project Mayhem and the Paper Street house is full of space monkeys making soap. 483 more words

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College & the source of inequality, as seen in one elegant chart

Inequality is a serious issue, especially in the tech industry. New numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor elegantly confirm that the outsized benefits of college and high-skilled work are likely a culprit in growing wealth disparity. 253 more words

Business

Why Does Sports Media Ignore Women?

Anyone who follows US sports in more than the most cursory manner probably has an opinion on ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith — and anyone who’s been paying attention will know that he is, as Australian basketballer Andrew Bogut put it rather succinctly… 1,259 more words

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Join us for a Feminist Friday Discussion this week at The Lobster Dance

Leah of The Lobster Dance has graciously agreed to host the Feminist Friday discussion this week.

The topic: Gendered Marketing aimed at adults.

I couldn’t be more thrilled that Leah’s offered to host. 94 more words

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