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(Day 13) aiming for another target

I don’t think I’ve told anyone on this blog what exactly I have been doing for a living for the past few months. Well, I work at XYZ Lab, a large international corporation that shall remain nameless, in the Customer Service sector. 259 more words

30 Day Challenge

OPINION: "Equality of Opportunity" in Name Only–for Both Parties

Hello again, readers. I know we haven’t done a good job of creating content for this blog in the past few months; as we are students, it is difficult to find time to produce high quality political commentary, but let me at least attempt to do that here. 2,600 more words


Women, Accumulation & "Losing It All"

As I have already described here, I put myself through law school and became an attorney fully expecting that if anything “bad” or financially catastrophic ever happened to me that I would be all alone without family or friends to support me.  1,008 more words

Cannabis Refugee

Mary Eagleton | Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility

We are please to announce the recent publication of our contributor Mary Eagleton’s latest monograph, Clever Girls and the Literature of Women’s Upward Mobility. More information can be found below: 177 more words


Institutional and blatant racism in housing

Institutionalized racism and blatantly racist actions of white Americans, have plagued black families for years.

The use of redlining by the Federal Housing Administration, created by the… 380 more words


Status Is A Peculiar Concept

status is a peculiar concept
to someone who just wants
to lock himself away & write

so save your Park Avenue dollars
for someone interested in… 7 more words


The Request of James and John, part 2

“I never met a man I didn’t like.” — Will Rogers

Will Rogers must have had an exceptionally bright aura. 375 more words

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