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Did you know that sexism was over? Me neither. Because it’s not. Like not even remotely. When we first saw the Interwebz telling us that 56% of men think sexism is over (according to a recent survey by Pew) we laughed so ...
Also Racism and Bigotry and Everything Icky!

Did You Know That Sexism Was Over?

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Did you know that sexism was over? Me neither. Because it’s not. Like not even remotely. When we first saw the Interwebz telling us that 56% of men think sexism is over (according to a recent survey by Pew) we laughed so hard that wine came out of our noses. This had to be a [&hellip
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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective ...
Presidential Report Cards

Hope and Change? Done and Done

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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective President. Some of you are already having apoplectic fits because you think President Obama is the worst [&hellip
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When there's a problem, particularly a big one, we love blaming other people. There are few things more satisfying then identifying someone to blame and then blaming the bejeezus out of that person. It’s not the most ...
And Not Just For Actually Watching These Debates

What Can We Do When We Are The Dumbasses?

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When there’s a problem, particularly a big one, we love blaming other people. There are few things more satisfying then identifying someone to blame and then blaming the bejeezus out of that person. It’s not the most useful of actions; it doesn’t really fix whatever is wrong but crap on a spatula, does it feel [&hellip
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The 2014 documentary Rich Hill recorded the lives of boys growing up in the small American town of Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393). The Sundance award-winning film focused on three teenage boys facing the challenges ...
And Despair

‘Rich Hill’ – A Film About Life

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The 2014 documentary Rich Hill recorded the lives of boys growing up in the small American town of Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393). The Sundance award-winning film focused on three teenage boys facing the challenges of life in low-income households in rural America. The teenagers (ages 13, 14, and 15) discussed concerns associated
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The Snap: It’s such a yuppie cliché to hate Wal-Mart and yet hate it, I do. I hate it because it’s big and confusing, dirty and messily stocked, and you can spend 85 gajillion years in line waiting to purchase ...
Think Outside of the(Big) Box Stores

WHEN I AM QUEEN OF EVERYTHING: ATTENTION WAL-MART SHOPPERS

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The Snap: It’s such a yuppie cliché to hate Wal-Mart and yet hate it, I do. I hate it because it’s big and confusing, dirty and messily stocked, and you can spend 85 gajillion years in line waiting to purchase cheap-ish goods. Besides that, the corporation and the family that runs it both reek of [&hellip
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The Snap: A conversation with Marshall Brain, in three parts. In this part we discuss his path to success and his his new book, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”. Editor's note: Please also see Part ...

A CONVERSATION WITH MARSHALL BRAIN

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The Snap: A conversation with Marshall Brain, in three parts. In this part we discuss his path to success and his his new book, “Manna: Two Visions of Humanity’s Future”. Editor’s note: Please also see Part 2 and Part 3 of Jackson Mead’s conversation with Marshall Brain. The Download: JM: We’ve known each other now

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