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Jill Sobule: Global warming's theme song, "Manhattan in January"

I like this approach to climate activism for a multitude of reasons. Firstly, a song as a method of communication is not what we usually associate with activism. 243 more words


Hypocrisy? Or maybe there’s just a better way to do fundraising? I don’t know, in this day and age, it’s sad that we don’t trust people anymore. 442 more words

‘Talking’ with young families

After a couple of rather heated blogs I think I should redress the balance with something much less controversial. This time I want to talk about families and the way that communication, or lack of it, affects them. 487 more words

Life Issues

the sky is falling.

Why aren’t we the generation that cares? That’s ready to end the insanity we live amongst. The sky is falling and we’re too busy to look up. 161 more words


"Remember that I'm doing you a favor:" The Maddie Yates YouTube suicide note

Maddie Yates, a high school student in Louisville, KY, posted a video to YouTube on Monday around 6pm. It was, essentially, a suicide note; she killed herself minutes later, apparently. 1,013 more words

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Could we be nearing the end of 'death by PowerPoint?' (Could PowerPoint itself be dying?)

Here’s a lame story by way of intro: last fall, when I was in my first semester of graduate school, I really wanted a gig at Microsoft. 1,079 more words

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