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Youth Power: Since 2011 Youth Lead Social Movements for Rights

President Barack Obama tweeted that that “Young people have helped lead all our great movements. How inspiring to see it again in so many smart, fearless students standing up for their right to be safe; marching and organizing to remake the world as it should be. 607 more words

Global Youth Activism

#MeToo

The content in this post discusses sexual harassment and abuse, please keep this in mind if that content makes you uncomfortable, do not read this post. 447 more words

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Anthropologists on the Strike

Yesterday, lecturers began 14 days of strikes in over 60 universities across the United Kingdom. Nominally, the strikes are to oppose pension changes proposed by university employers that would end defined benefits and offload the risk of pension income onto lecturers themselves. 117 more words

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Reframing the Left Eco-Modernism vs. Orthodox Eco-Socialism Debate, or: Assessing the Transformation of the Value-Nature Nexus 

by Emanuele Leonardi

Do we really need to choose either infinite (if alternative) growth or a steady-state economy? What if we may opt for shrinking entropic/industrial sectors and allowing for negentropic labor to freely flourish? 2,147 more words

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Americans, Guns, and Relative Deviance

I previously posted a reference to campus gun policies in relation to relative deviance and sex.  Relative deviance is when behavior is defined as deviant in a cultural context.  122 more words

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The Goose and the Common -- The Privatization of Public Space

“The poem is one of the pithiest condemnations of the English enclosure movement, the process of fencing off common land and turning it into private property. 233 more words

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