Archive for ‘1st ammendment’

September 25, 2017

The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

“Bluestockings” was the “Sassy” for young women of Meiji-era Japan.

Source: The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband

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December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

The American media is no longer covering elections in a way that serves the American people, the Vermont senator argued.

Source: Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

December 10, 2016

A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

“Democracy Now!” was at Standing Rock before the mainstream media even knew about it — and that’s nothing new

Source: A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

December 8, 2016

Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

Democracy depends upon an educated citizenry. Implicit in the concept of a government in which the will of the people directs policy, law, and leadership is the notion that citizens participate in the political process as rational, informed actors. Unfortunately, this ideal of democracy doesn’t always play out, as people are far too often not […]

Source: Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

November 28, 2016

The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

The Satanic Temple has “seven fundamental tenets” — none of which would strike most people as evil in any way:

Source: The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

November 8, 2016

My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

My Syrian Neighbors. A few weeks ago, I was walking downtown in Portland, Maine, and, while waiting for a traffic light to change, I waved at a young boy…

Source: My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

October 28, 2016

Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution

Source: Identifying Oneself as an Atheist is a Revolutionary Act | Atheist Revolution

October 24, 2016

Cognitive scientist celebrates profanity, argues swearing a primal skill – Home | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

Comedian George Carlin’s famous “seven dirty words” may be over 40-years-old but the taboo around swearing continues to persist, especially around children. But some studies suggest swearing can’t hurt, so stop feeling guilty.

Source: Cognitive scientist celebrates profanity, argues swearing a primal skill – Home | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

September 30, 2016

We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Aides to Donald Trump suggested this week that the presidential candidate might self-fund an end-of-campaign advertising blitz to counter Hillary Clinton’s rise in the polls. His contributions should give us serious pause. Is this how we want our republic to function? Do we want to live in a country where candidates can rise or fall based on their pocketbooks or the financial backing of their rich friends?

Source: We Need Small Donors to Halt the March to Plutocracy | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community