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  • #MeToo

    By R.R. Marsh   #MeToo. It took me several moments to post the words on my Facebook account. I had to think through my past—a place I generally prefer to avoid—and consider events I had ignored for quite some time. Had I been a victim [...]

  • A Prayer

    By Jackleen Holton Hookway This world is just a little place, just the red in the sky, before the sun rises, so let us keep fast hold of hands, that when the birds begin, none of us be missing. –Emily Dickinson A sapling shakes, and [...]

  • For Kepler 138b (the beautiful)

    By mica woods if you took a telescope to the sky 200 lightyears away happened to point it down on this country, would you see the slaughter and the selling by those men we carry memories of in our pockets or would you not notice [...]

  • Let’s End Ageism

    By Ashton Applewhite Ageism is discrimination and stereotyping on the basis of age. We experience it anytime someone assumes we're too old for something, instead of finding out who we are and what we're capable of, or too young. Ageism cuts both ways. All -isms are socially constructed ideas—racism, sexism, homophobia—and [...]

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Videos worth watching

Know the enemy: Watch NRA spokesperson belittle gun,
control, Pres. Obama, and the majority of the rest of us

Scene from ‘All the President’s Men?
View four more at The Public Theater NYC

How to Jam the Trump Brand
from Naomi Klein at The Intercept

Pursuing the Dream: What You Need to Know About DACA
Immigration, and Beyond, from Brave New Films

“Hijabi” by Mona Haydar
from her upcoming album One

Eating Twinkies With God
a short film by Meir Kay

TED: Reared in Westboro Baptist Church
and engaging across ideological lines

How free is our freedom of the press?
Trevor Timm, Freedom of the Press Foundation

‘Shell knew’: oil giant’s 1991 film
warned of climate change danger

24 things nobody does better than Trump
from Vice News

“Impeachable”
By Noel Paul Stookey

Kellyanne Conway’s Interview Tricks
from Vox

Racism as a Spectrum with Mamoudou N’Diaye from Mic. Take the test.

Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance, from The Power of Choice Project

Kellyanne Conway returns to 1984 with “alternative facts” from Meet the Press

The Great Feminists in Feminism Herstory Hall of Lady Fame | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

The Miseducation of Dylann Roof from Southern Poverty Law Center

“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” by Baba Gil Scott-Heron from Jabari Akhenamen

To Breitbart from Weather.com: Climate change is real and please stop using our video to mislead Americans.

Undocumented youth brace for a frightening future under Trump, from Think Progress

Liberal v. Conservative: A Neuroscientific Analysis with Gail Saltz, from Big Think

MSNBC town hall in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Trump voter gets reality check from Sanders

“Prove it”

from Tess Rafferty and Steve Cohen.

Code of the Freaks, a documentary

on disabilities and Hollywood

“Beyond Political Correctness” by Tess Rafferty

From Occupy Democrats

“Sound of Silence” by Disturbed

covered because, well, sad …

“Reverse Racism” by Aamer Rahman

An oldy, but ever more relevant

Founders of Black Lives Matter

interviewed by Mia Birdsong, via TED