Posts tagged news.

What did the Occupy protests accomplish? ›

foreverliberal:

White Privilege 

As promised, here is my video about white privilege.

I worked hard writing the script. I am not the best at editing — so I apologize for some random cuts, and, if you cannot read the text because of the font color, tell me. Also — some of the audio is not in sync. I’m sorry about that, but I tried everything and it wouldn’t fix itself. 

Thank you for watching this if you do. (: I’ll be doing many other videos on privilege. 

brilliant.

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stfuconservatives:

reagan-was-a-horrible-president:

gedenkenbrauchtwissen:

feistyfeminist:


The Fox News solution: more discrimination, less pay, less benefits.

Is this a joke?



Fox “News” is Republican porn…

How to encourage job growth:
Extend unemployment benefits. Forcing people to work is bad policy and hurts everyone.
Increase the federal minimum wage to a living wage, so people only have to work one job (freeing up secondary jobs for other people).
Offer tax rebates for hiring people in marginalized groups.
Stop fucking around and tax millionaires more so that people will have some faith that our government can run an economy that actually cares about the 99%, thereby encouraging spending and job growth.
Create universal healthcare so employees can be more productive and work more days.
And voila! A job creation plan that doesn’t involve fucking over poor people.

stfuconservatives:

reagan-was-a-horrible-president:

gedenkenbrauchtwissen:

feistyfeminist:

The Fox News solution: more discrimination, less pay, less benefits.

Is this a joke?

Fox “News” is Republican porn…

How to encourage job growth:

  • Extend unemployment benefits. Forcing people to work is bad policy and hurts everyone.
  • Increase the federal minimum wage to a living wage, so people only have to work one job (freeing up secondary jobs for other people).
  • Offer tax rebates for hiring people in marginalized groups.
  • Stop fucking around and tax millionaires more so that people will have some faith that our government can run an economy that actually cares about the 99%, thereby encouraging spending and job growth.
  • Create universal healthcare so employees can be more productive and work more days.

And voila! A job creation plan that doesn’t involve fucking over poor people.

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anticapitalist:

We have way too many arrests in this country.

Also, I couldn’t get the formatting to work.

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Girls, Boys Equals at Math - Perceived differences a matter of culture, not biology: study ›

iggyjack:

(NEWSER) – Cross another stereotype off the list: Any differences between men’s and women’s math abilities are cultural, not innate, a study finds. Studies that have suggested such differences covered too few countries to give an accurate picture, researchers say. The new study, however, reviewed math scores across 86 countries, with a better representation of non-Western societies, reports the Daily Mail. “We found that boys—as well as girls—tend to do better in maths when raised in countries where females have better equality, and that’s new and important,” says one researcher.

“This is not a matter of biology: None of our findings suggest that an innate biological difference between the sexes is the primary reason for a gender gap in math performance at any level,” he adds. “It makes sense that when women are well-educated and earn a good income, the maths scores of their children of both genders benefit.” The study has been published in Notices of the American Mathematical Society.

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DC Decoder: What are the "99%" worried about? ›

dcdecoder:

What do the “99%” who the Occupy Wall St. (and elsewhere) protesters/sympathizers really care about?

Econoblogger Rortybomb parsed the text of the We Are the 99% Tumblr page - go and follow it now - to determine the major themes of the We Are the 99% submissions, which typically look…

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sonicbloom11:

These are the 99 percent, or at least they used to be, via Reddit.

Citations:

  1. Boy’s death highlights US health debate
  2. Study links 45,000 U.S. deaths to lack of insurance
  3. Deaths at West Virginia Mine Raise Issues About Safety
  4. Investigators: Massey Energy Falsified Safety Record at Upper Big Branch Mine
  5. Massey Energy CEO to retire amid mine probes
  6. Suicides in the downturn raise worries about recession’s real cost
  7. Record 2.9 Million U.S. Properties Receive Foreclosure Filings in 2010 Despite 30-Month Low in December
  8. U.S. Suicide on Rise: Middle-Aged at Risk
  9. New Estimate Puts Gulf Oil Leak at 205 Million Gallons
  10. Presidential Panel Blames Companies for ‘Avoidable’ Gulf Oil Spill
  11. BP CEO Tony Hayward to Resign, Get $17 Million in Severance
  12. At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing

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leftish:

The Revolution will not be Televised.
JOIN OCCUPYTOGETHER.ORG

leftish:

The Revolution will not be Televised.

JOIN OCCUPYTOGETHER.ORG

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religiousragings:

It’s an incident like this, with people so clearly trying to justify the unjustifiable, that makes me want to dehumanize the reporters at Fox News.  How DARE they!

Even if Fox had ignored the story, it would not have been nearly as vile as this particular piece of filth.

nonplussedbyreligion:

I often think Fox News is a parody network.  I’m waiting for them to come out playing the theme from Mad TV.  No, I don’t think anything they say is funny.  I just cannot grasps that they seriously believe the shit they put out.  Fox News is one of the many reasons I’m glad I don’t watch TV anymore. 

abaldwin360:

Fox “News” Discrediting female protestors being Pepper Sprayed

Basically saying they were over-reacting to the pepper spray, so on and so forth.

I HATE fox news, I think they have done more to divide this country than any other influence.

FUCK YOU fox news.

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jedsundwall:

Delayed-notice search warrants issued under the expanded powers of the Patriot Act, 2006–2009.
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jedsundwall:

Delayed-notice search warrants issued under the expanded powers of the Patriot Act, 2006–2009.

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