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Social media supports marriage equality, duh.

Is the postal plebiscite on marriage equality doomed by medium or is social media its saviour?

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Voting on marriage equality by post was expected to discourage young Australians from participating, but instead it’s created a social media frenzy advocating enrolment. 827 more words

Trump's #Charlottesville reaction highlights the need to stop using 'left' and 'right' to describe political spectrum

“We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides. On many sides. It’s been going on for a long time in our country.

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US Politics

Please support this thing that is more important than those other things

For far too long, our society has turned a blind eye to this thing. It’s outrageous. Disgusting. Poopy. When I think about what this thing is doing and sometimes what it is not doing and the people this thing is doing it to or possibly who are not having it done to them, I get so dizzy I have to sit down and do an easy-to-medium Sudoku. 663 more words

Humor

Social Media and Hashtag Activism in Reality

by Sesona Mahlahla

The rise of social media has allowed ordinary individuals a platform to express their views, share personal lives and form a global community. 406 more words

Life

The US news cycle in the Trump era

It’s all about the “news cycle” these days.

And it has gotten to a point whereby we are almost afraid to mention the “wrong thing” at the water cooler lest we be, at best, left behind by a conversation, and at worst, accused of being irrelevant. 367 more words

US Politics