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Toxic plastic found in the world’s favorite fish

By John R. Platt
7 May 2015

(Takepart) – For the first time, plastic particles have been found in the stomachs of tuna and other fish that are a staple of the human diet.

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It’s hard to believe: voting rights are still under attack.In this past election, millions waited hours to vote and faced confusing voter ID laws that made it difficult to exercise their most… 232 more words

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Why the union must fall.

There are sadly, many misconceptions about the debate on Scotland’s move towards independence and the break up of the United Kingdom.  So deep-seated are some of these misconceptions that some people simply cannot discuss the topic, they have become so emotionally subscribed to what has been a deliberate misinformation campaign peddled by the UK political and media establishment, that they cannot lend an ear to those who wish to question it. 1,735 more words

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Why We Are Militant

Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst gave a speech entitled “Why We Are Militant” in New York City in October 1913. A foundational document of the women’s rights movement, it seems especially pertinent in light of recent events in Ferguson, Baltimore, and elsewhere. 44 more words

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Review: My Own Story ~ Emmeline Pankhurst

ISBN ~ 978-1784870409
Publisher ~ Vintage Classics
No. Of Pages ~352 pages
Links ~ Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Project Gutenberg

The great leader of the women’s suffrage movement, tells the story of her struggles in her own words. 499 more words

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May 2015: Suffragist of the Month

Meet TPSM‘s May 2015 Suffragist of the Month:  Anna Julia Cooper

Anna Julia Cooper was a prominent African American scholar and a strong supporter of suffrage through her teaching, writings and speeches. 708 more words

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