Why do you have to bring up race? →
reclaimingthelatinatag: sinidentidades: 70 Percent of Anti-LGBT Murder Victims Are People of Color Report: Immigration Status and Race Affect Domestic Workers’ Pay Marijuana Prohibition Turns 75, Blacks Three Times More Likely to be Arrested Than Whites While people of color…
I've been watching this local news live stream →
jennydeluxe: drinkyourjuice: from the Connecticut school shooting if any of you guys wanna keep it open in a tab while you’re doing work. This is like 25 minutes from where I grew up. difficult but impt to tune in. no words, none.
Shooting at Connecticut elementary school
breakingnews: BREAKING: State police are responding to reports of a shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Follow live updates on BreakingNews.com.
On Anne Hathaway: Being an adult woman with a body... →
Neuroscience: Kentucky team inhibits Alzheimer's... →
neurosciencestuff: A research team composed of University of Kentucky researchers has published a paper which provides the first direct evidence that activated astrocytes could play a harmful role in Alzheimer’s disease. The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has also received significant new National Institutes of…
Jon Stewart Blasts Fox News' Gun Control Hysteria:... →
Baltimore Fishbowl » Baltimore Feminists Prank... →
francaiseamericaine: excellent, excellent prank. though it kinda pisses me off that being against rape culture is apparently a ‘radical feminist’ thing. pretty sure it’s just a ‘decent human’ thing.
The blowback [about drone strikes] is always from the extreme left in the United...– Ralph Peters, a Fox News analyst (The Raw Story)
How the Mainstream Press Bungled the Single... →
Post-mortems of contemporary election coverage typically include regrets about horserace journalism, he-said-she-said stenography, and the lack of enlightening stories about the issues. But according to longtime political observers Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein, campaign coverage in 2012 was a particularly calamitous failure, almost entirely missing the single biggest story of the race:...
Prospect Park Robberies Have More Than Doubled In... →
jsuricz: Hide yo wife.
Neuroscience: Risk Aversity Visible in the Brain →
neurosciencestuff: Some people live their lives by the motto “no risk - no fun!” and avoid hardly any risks. Others are clearly more cautious and focus primarily on safety when investing and for other business activities. Scientists from the University of Bonn in cooperation with colleagues from the University of…
A woman’s beauty is supposed to be her grand project and constant insecurity....– Molly Crabapple http://www.vice.com/read/the-world-of-a-professional-naked-girl (via possiblyimmortal)
Advocating Progress: Petraeus Testifies, McCain... →
On Friday the Republican politicians who had so angrily demanded the testimony of David Petraeus about Benghazi got what they wanted - and what they deserved - when the former CIA director set forth the facts proving that their conspiracy theories and witch-hunts are dead wrong. Appearing…
This may level the playing field for us, If they have to pay for benefits, and...– Papa John’s Obamacare Price Hike Cheered By Ian’s Pizza In Wisconsin Like many of the 60 percent of small businesses that pay employees health benefits, Ian’s Pizza has struggled to compete with national chains that enter local markets and undercut existing prices. But Obamacare may give local...
The money the government uses to pay producers comes from a monthly surcharge on...– How Germany Is Getting to 100 Percent Renewable Energy (via theamericanbear)
In some parts of rural Maine, there were dozens, dozens of black people who came...– Maine Republican chair suspects voter fraud because black people voted in his state. He actually said this, and then some. Watch the whole thing. (via think-progress)
Fascinating (and much-needed) study looks at what... →
emanonevent: Further validating the EMA Fund’s work to ensure access to abortion for all. Want to do something to help? Donate to the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund! jessicavalenti: Key findings: Women who are denied abortions “are more likely to wind up unemployed, on public assistance, and below the poverty line” and “were more likely to stay in a relationship w/an abusive partner than...