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Is it about Civil Rights - subminimum wage

As the issues of eliminating special certificates for subminimum wage for those with disabilities heats up more and more  this legislative session we need to have an understanding and clarification of what civil rights and civil liberties are. 1,851 more words

Intellectual Disabilities

Protesters Gather In Deep Ellum Over Charges For Man Who Viciously Assaulted Woman

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – One of the most popular entertainment districts in Dallas on a Saturday night is also the site of a major protest this evening. 359 more words


Kansas death penalty case has implications for mentally ill

No one — not even Kahler’s attorneys — disputes that he killed the four relatives. Instead, his lawyers argue that he was suffering from depression so severe that he experienced extreme emotional disturbance, dissociating him from reality. 147 more words

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Bernie Sanders
Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. 1,239 more words

Civil Rights

Victory Salute

In 2005, San Jose State University honored former students Tommie Smith and John Carlos with a 22-foot high statue titled Victory Salute, created by artist  217 more words

Living And Learning

Pete Buttigieg: The 7 Issues Guide

The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. To briefly use a sports analogy, I see our candidates as the starting players on the Blue team, each bringing their own unique strengths to the table in a bid to take our country in a very different direction than the one we’re on today. 2,195 more words


jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

Today I bring you the 6th installment of TokyoSand's excellent series, The 7 Issues Guide, helping us get to know a bit about the platforms of the democratic candidates running for president next year. Pete Buttigieg is on deck today, and he is one that I know very little about. Thank you, TokyoSand, and your diligent volunteers, for helping us get to know Mr. Buttigieg!

A Free and Open Internet at the Heart of the European Project (joint statement)

Europe’s youth has grown up with the internet. We use the internet to stay in touch with our friends and family, to inform ourselves and learn, to express ourselves and to develop our creativity. 466 more words