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Oppression

How can we as community psychologists work to ameliorate the conditions caused by oppression, while making sure at the same time that we do not fall prey to maintaining the status quo? 305 more words

Fat Oppression and Thin Privilege

“I shouldn’t have to alter my body to be afforded basic respect. I shouldn’t have to alter my body for someone to listen to what I have to say. 83 more words

Femifesto

Long time Coming: Blackwater Mercenaries Found Guilty for Crimes against Iraqis*

Long time Coming: Blackwater Mercenaries Found Guilty for Crimes against Iraqis*

By Ian Johnston

Four American mercenaries who opened fire into a crowd of unarmed civilians in Baghdad in the apparently mistaken belief they were under attack have been found guilty over the shootings of more than 30 people. 759 more words

Society

The Myth of Skinny-Shaming

This article talks about Nicki Minaj and Anaconda specifically, and does a good job of articulating a feeling that I’ve been having about this song, and others, as well as different forms of expression I’ve seen circulating in the name of body positivity. 136 more words

Femifesto

People Are Nicer When You're Gender-Conforming

Over at Alas, A Blog, Ampersand raises the topic of being better-liked after weight loss:

When I think about losing weight – and like nearly all fat people, my mind sometimes strays there even though I’m against trying to lose weight myself – this thought always bothers me.

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U.S. undermining Hungary to undermine Russia*

U.S. undermining Hungary to undermine Russia*

By Pyotr Iskenderov

The United States and the European Union have unleashed a «war of sanctions» against Russia. Now many start to doubt the wisdom of this policy. 1,350 more words

Society

Busker Anger Ego Cop Christmas

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2801824/Buskers-rally-arrested-NYC-subway-performer.html

A cop will keep their authority in line
at all costs, despite being
very wrong.

Like Teachers
If they indicate
to their kids
they aren’t in power… 191 more words

Poetry