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by / on June 28, 2013 at 11:35 am / in Culture, Editorials, Gender, Philosophy, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Trauma, Sex and Bi Women

Authored by: Shiri Eisner * Trigger warning: explicit discussion of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Imagine a 14-year-old girl, just beginning her 9th grade. Her classmates know that she’s bisexual – she’s told them about it, assuming that (like her) everyone else is also accepting. But when she walks the hallways of her school, she often hears the word “lesbo” […]

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by / on January 12, 2013 at 12:37 pm / in Britain/England/UK, Country, Culture, Current Events, Government, Media, News, Politics, Psychology, Society

No Rights from Wrongs

As has predictably happened, the entire debate about gun control has spiralled into the realm of farce and lies, with the Sandy Hook massacre now long forgotten. The issue has shifted away from the murder of innocent children and the saturation of American society and culture with guns and violence and now onto a pretentious ‘argument’ about the Second Amendment, […]

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by / on December 20, 2012 at 11:05 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Rachel Hockett - Articles

Newtown

No matter how I try to approach something meaningful to say, it falls short. I must confess to being extremely overwhelmed by the barrage of memes, points of view, pontification, heated opinions, heartbreaking images, and politics of it all. It’s just so many words, not one of which can force the clock back and save those twenty little children and […]

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by / on December 16, 2012 at 9:10 am / in Country, Culture, Current Events, Media, News, Politics, Psychology, Society

Dirt to Dirt

What other reaction are we supposed to experience when learning of the atrocity committed in Connecticut on Friday? When an event occurs such as the one that took the lives of 27 people at an elementary school just after morning class had started, and when a situation exists that practically mandates for these massacres to happen, why are we surprised? The only […]

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by / on November 18, 2012 at 1:28 pm / in Censorship, Country, Current Events, Government, Media, Politics, Prejudice, Society

Lifeless in Gaza

A few days ago Israel began yet another systematic campaign of destruction against Gaza. Israel has always been ‘at war’ with the Palestinian citizens trapped in the enclaves of Gaza and the West Bank, but since Israeli settlers moved away from the Gaza Strip in 2005 there has been an increasingly violent campaign focused specifically on the 1.7 million people […]

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by / on March 19, 2012 at 7:22 am / in Body, Country, Culture, Current Events, Education, Facebook Fan pages, Government, Media, Politics, Society

Freedom for Survivors

“The best two things women can do to utilize their strength in this country is to organize in solidarity for their legal rights and use their power in voting for the political party that best supports their interests” – Unknown All the controversy surrounding reproductive rights in the U.S. has woken up a sleeping giant around the world: WOMEN. We’re currently experiencing […]

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by / on January 12, 2012 at 2:47 pm / in Country, Culture, Editorials, Education, Government, Philosophy, Politics, Society

Evolving Away From Extinction

By Tom Hastings Conflict can be understood as the motor of change, that which keeps relationships and social structures honest, alive, and dynamically responsive to human needs, aspirations, and growth. (Lederach, 2003, p. 18). When John Paul Lederach writes about conflict, he makes it sound like conflict is our BFF. Excuse us, John Paul–how were our wars in Vietnam, Afghanistan, […]

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by / on December 14, 2011 at 8:44 am / in Culture, Editorials, Gender, Parenting, Philosophy, Relationships, Religion, Society

IMMIGRANT FAMILIES IN THE WEST: HONOR KILLINGS AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Shared By: Karim Arman Pictured to the right: Photo of Sadia Sheikh, who defied the family by living with a Belgian and refusing an arranged marriage, was shot dead when aged 20 on October 22, 2007 AND On December 12, 2011 her Father, Mother, Sister and Brother were convicted of the Murder Justice was finally delivered and three Pakistani immigrant […]

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by / on November 8, 2011 at 6:50 pm / in Country, Current Events, Editorials, Education, Government, Media, News, Politics, Society

The Sinking Occupy Movement

Shared By: Tom Hastings The Occupy movement is submerging faster than it’s growing. There are two manifestations of an underlying primary problem causing this in my town, Portland OR, and I suspect it’s not entirely dissimilar elsewhere. Symptom #1: Street people magnet As one of my students and a devoted Occupy worker put it, “What street person WOULDN’T be attracted […]

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by / on November 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm / in Body, Current Events, Parenting, Society

Perpetual Circle of Violence: Texas Judge Beats Daughter for Using the Internet

View article review at NPR.org Please be aware; This is very disturbing… Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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