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"Aiding And Abetting": Australia Reduced Mass Violence By Confiscating Guns; In The U.S., Police Sell Them Back to Citizens

The on-camera shooting on Wednesday of two Virginia reporters has already reignited the debate over gun control in America. “I’m going to do something to shame legislators into doing something about closing loopholes and background checks and making sure crazy people don’t get guns,” Andy Parker, the father of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, … 786 more words

Congress

A post from Alec.

You may see me as a normal four year old little boy, with red hair and bright blue eyes. All smiles and laughing, able body. But on the inside I’m being attacked and pained by my own self. 325 more words

Immigrants for Sale

Dandelion Salad

Brave New Films on Aug 27, 2015

The detention of migrants has become a multi-billion dollar industry in which immigrants are sold to the highest bidder and traded like mere products.

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Politics

Plot Twist

Well the thought has been thought and the dare to say where to stay to cave and art and put the heart into place.

I talk a good game, product will replace, soon the face of this trace of where I’ve been. 150 more words

Poem

Georgia: National Superintendent of the Year Speaks Out Against State Takeover Plan

Philip Lanoue, superintendent of the Clarke County public schools, wrote a strong column opposing Governor Nathan Deal’s plan to takeover “low-performing” schools. Deal wants to copy Tennessee’s faltering “Achievement School District,” which has shown no progress in the past four years. 350 more words

Education Reform

Georgia: Time to Stop ALEC's War on Public Schools and Teachers

Dr. Jim Arnold, superintendent of the Pelham City schools, explains why Georgia has a teaching shortage. The answer can be summed up in a few words: Governor Nathan Deal and ALEC, and one very long sentence: 259 more words

Teacher Evaluations