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Top 10 Reasons People Get Angry #BanBPSD

Thanks to Tracey Maxfield for this quote. These are probably the exact same reasons people with dementia appear upset or ‘ANGRY’!

Except, they get blamed for it, the pathology of their dementia is seen as the root cause, hence they get restrained, physically or chemically, for their so-called BPSD!!! 36 more words

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Public Policy Fellow at Department on the Status of Women, City and County of San Francisco

Fields: policy, women, gender, human-rights, advocacy

Location: San Francisco, California

About the Organization: The San Francisco Department on the Status of Women has used the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) human rights framework to guide their work, and they have developed a number of innovative programs and tools to advance women’s human rights. 512 more words


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israel extended the illegal imprisonment/kidnapping of Manal Shweiky today, a school teacher from Silwan, near Jerusalem, Manal is pregnant and has four young children, or what the israelis refer to as a “population bomb,” no charges, no trial.


LIBERATE THE CAGED VOICES community event — July 27

Think you know what’s going on inside California’s prisons? Come hear from the people living, enduring and surviving the experience.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/271042823464929/


Trump: the war on breastfeeding

The New York Times reports that US officials threatened to unleash trade sanctions and withdraw military aid from Ecuador unless it withdraw a resolution at May’s World Health Assembly calling on governments to “protect, promote and support breast-feeding”. 713 more words


Scary things are happening in this country. Many fear we are looking at a reversal of liberties. I choose to be more optimistic about what is happening. 328 more words


Independence Day

I’m re-posting this from last year, as it’s still quite timely. -C.

Happy American Independence Day.

The best of America has always been an ideal to which reality aspires in an irregular and sometimes ambivalent way. 1,080 more words

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