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GUEST POST: A Problem of Perspective, or, Hate is Easy

By Dan C.

I want you to picture someone society considers fat.

Got that in your head?

Most of you–including me–are probably picturing someone leading an average, healthy life, who happens to be girthier than “average” (whatever the average is supposed to be!). 868 more words

Body Positivity

A letter to that Nice Guy I ignored that one time

Dear Nice Guy,

I’d say you probably don’t remember me, but I know you do. I know you remember me the way you remember every single girl you’ve ever latched onto like a leech who also happens to recommend books and carry shopping bags. 1,418 more words

Social Justice

V is for Virtue

Social Justice thrives in a civil society where virtuous people are concerned about

  1. enhancing human wellbeing,
  2. promoting social change,
  3. working to solve problems and
  4. realising human rights…
  5. 81 more words
Reflective Work Journal

An open letter to the One Percent

Originally published Summer 2011

Dear One Percenters,

Hi there. I’m writing you from down here in the 99%. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. 1,518 more words

Activism

The Game

It’s that time of the year again
I read in the blogosphere
The time when men in suits
decide interest rates for the year

They will gather in one room… 675 more words

Popular Culture

What If Money Didn't Matter? But It Does Matter!

“What if money didn’t matter?” But the truth is— it does matter. Human work is ideally self-expressive but it is also a basic given of human existence and survival. 469 more words

Catholic

Kids Call for the Millennium Development Goals

Millennium Kids is looking for young people to sign the Millennium Development Goals (and encourage others to do so too), and travel to Ottawa on June 3 to present the MDG Petition in the House of Commons. 68 more words