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One stroke to remove inequality

Why does one acquires private wealth?

For his kin.

And why does man differentiates between ours and theirs or mine and yours?

Because he knows which person shares his bloodline. 568 more words

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Transgender issues: Mothers to protest in men's bathrooms -- report

A Turning the Page blog post

Mothers of transgender children in Ottawa, Toronto and Saskatoon are planning to occupy men’s bathrooms on Saturday in a simultaneous protest against a  controversial Senate amendment to Bill C-279, … 530 more words

Life

why are we demonizing teen girls?

Earlier this week, a member of world-famous band One Direction left the band for “personal reasons” (some people are hesitant to believe this, but nonetheless). One Direction is famous among preteen and teen girls – as a former teenage fangirl myself, I can understand how important a band can be to someone. 629 more words

"Plain Clothes " The Light And Darkness of the PTSD

By: Austin Winter-Chase

This is a deeply moving and insightful film about PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and the  toll it takes  on one’s life “Plain Clothes” is written and directed by Sam Jaeger (Parenthood, American Sniper) who also stars as Officer Cole. 127 more words

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Robyn Urback: More than 350 million people suffer with depression. Only one guy crashed a plane

As authorities piece together the latest bits of information about the tragic case of Germanwings Flight 9525, a coherent — if still incomprehensible — picture of what might have happened finally starts to emerge. 927 more words

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Rex Murphy: The modern university risks becoming a cocoon of self-indulgence and anti-intellectualism

Lighthouses of reason, or beacons of  folly? Which more readily applies to some modern universities? If you have been happy enough to read a New Statesman… 747 more words

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Sue Montgomery: My night counting Montreal's 'residentially unstable'

Weeks ago, I answered the online call for volunteers to participate in the city’s ambitious project to get as accurate a snapshot as possible of people living on Montreal’s streets. 1,358 more words

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