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40 Percent of US Food Wasted, Is America on a Diet?

40 Percent of US Food Wasted, Is America on a Diet?

The last I heard, America was the most obese country in the world. So why am I shocked to hear that… 338 more words

America Waste

Viking Women Warriors

What we know of Viking or Northern European culture indicates that men and women were fairly equal. This seems to be true across the pre-Christian North from the British Isles to Siberia. 565 more words


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Yet another example of strong powerful women

Heidi Boghosian: URI's Diversity Week keynote Speaker for Sept. 30

KINGSTON, R.I. – August 27, 2014 –Heidi Boghosian, a writer, civil libertarian and radio show host, will talk about the disturbing increase in government and corporate surveillance in a keynote speech at the University of Rhode Island’s 18th annual Diversity Week.  767 more words

Social Issues

Why should we help artists?

Any social issues related to the arts, and creative professionals, are of interest to me because that is the population I would like to serve. In particular, funding for the arts is still a major issue. 595 more words

Arts And Therapy

Police and their Tasers...Enough is Enough!

In 1993, TASER International’s founders, brothers Rick and Tom Smith, developed devices that use “proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative, or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens, or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force.” The website claims that the TASER technology “saves lives every day, and the use of TASER devices dramatically reduces injury rates for police officers and suspects.” 540 more words