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Hunger In America

Michigan Welfare Cuts Forcing People Back To Work Or Straining Safety Net? “I was visiting with this family and one of the little boys said he  wasn’t going to eat,” said Russell, development director for Forgotten  Harvest, a Detroit-based nonprofit that rescues and redistributes fresh  food. “He said, ‘Oh, I’m not eating dinner because it’s […]

Equal Rights

gay-men: Equal Rights. (Source: http://www.loveincolor.org)

Roe V Wade

Roe V World: ‘Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act’ Is Actually Designed to Let Men Block Abortions(via @Jezebel) Apparently a woman’s right to self-determination doesn’t matter as much as protecting the civil liberties of her parents, the guy that got her pregnant, the fetus, and those of everyone else who disagrees with her decision. Oy vey. Posted by […]

Trickle-Down

thegoddamazon: Basically. (Source: http://occupyallstreets.tumblr.com/)

Sterotype of Gender Diffrences

itsnotovertonight: A slide from anthropology class that I found quite powerful.

Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker

  I shudder to think what would have happened if the civil rights gains, heroically established by courageous lawmakers in the 1960s, were instead conveniently left up to popular votes in our 50 states. …Equal protection under the law – for race, religion, gender or sexual orientation – should not be subject to the most […]