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The Power of Words: Thoughts from Maya Angelou

As we all deal with the blowback of the recent events in Charlottesville, and the reactions from political leaders, I urge caution in the words we use. And caution in our actions so that we don't add to the fire of hatred, but find ways to effectively and systematically counter it. 

Shared: The 5 biggest deceptions in Trump’s Paris climate speech

Because I actually can't (not) share this. The BS is real.

What if women ruled the world?

It's no secret that for thousands of years we have in fact been living in a "man's world." But what if it was a "woman's world"? Would it look different?

The gritty reality of false hope in “Turtles Can Fly”

Following the US-led strikes in Syria this week, there are global calls of praise for the swift action of President Trump, yet logical reservation by those who have seen this play before.

Video: How government surveillance leads to self-censorship and The Chilling Effect

Penny’s findings leave readers with several questions. The most significant being, what does this mean for a democratic society?

Why you shoud be worried about Bullsh*t

Harry Frankfurt, an American philosopher and the writer of “On Bullshit,” argues that we’re in fact living in the ‘Era of Bullshit.' Here's why that should worry you.

International Women’s Day // 03.07 // #beboldforchange

The history of IWD may be surprising. It began in NYC on March 8, 1909 and was organized by the Socialist Party of America to advocate in particular for "working" women. It remained a prominent day among communist and socialist organizations, parties and countries until the United Nations adopted it in 1977. Since then, it has been adopted by many different countries across political spectrums, and has been used as a platform to shed light on issues disproportionately affecting women and girls globally - such as displacement, poverty, gender-based violence and economic inaccessibility.

The presidency becomes insanity and America, becomes history. Welcome to the future.

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