Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: culture

16-year-olds want to vote – and states are starting to listen to...

“We know that the earlier we can get people voting, the more likely we can keep them voting for the rest of their lives.”

From mowing the grass to cutting the flesh

How young women learn to hate their genitals.

Nearly 15,000 counter Trump event with El Paso rally to reject...

"The only threat to our border community is Donald Trump's lies. A border wall is a threat to our environment, our economy and everyday lives as fronterizos."

Black Lives Matter is making single moms homeowners

In Louisville, the group is purchasing vacant homes for low-income families to promote stability in the community and fight gentrification.

Dialogue: Women’s March leaders on anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism & more

Teresa Shook, one of the founders of the Women’s March movement, called for the removal of the four national co-chairs and accused them of allowing “anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric to become a part of the platform.”

Building MLK’s beloved community in 2019 and beyond

By taking up positive political and environmental activism, many citizens, in the U.S. and around the world, are still working to make Dr. King’s beloved community a reality.

We-are-not-them exceptionalism

The making of a lost generation.

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

Give children the vote, strengthen democracy

Facilitating such participation would not only encourage broader social responsibility among young people, it would enrich and strengthen democracy itself.

Best antidote to GOP-Trumpery: ‘Make America happy, again’

“Make America Great Again” is fast becoming the most infamous, ironic, fake promise ever made – as misery abounds. Trump showed that fear-mongering fixations work short-term; let’s try happiness-mongering.

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment.