The ugliest, most appalling spectacle in American politics. Every once in a while, the curtains part and we get a glimpse of the ugliest, most shameful spectacle in American politics: the Republican Party’s systematic attempt to disenfranchise African Americans and other minorities with voter-ID laws and other restrictions at the polls.
KENTUCKY ~ LISTEN UP ~ YOUR MAN ADMITS Senator McConnell agreed that yesterday’s vote “sent a powerful message,” adding, “If the American people think that just because they voted us into office and pay our salaries, benefits, and pensions, we are somehow obliged to listen to them, they are sorely mistaken.”
Chocolate and Child Slavery: Say No to Human Trafficking this Holiday Season
Child slavery keeps costs down, which allows major corporations to keep their chocolate cheap. Not only does it cost more to pay labourers a fair wage, but the cost of monitoring the extensive supply chains of global corporations would be significant. #nochildforsale
Potent minimalist art sends a strong message about police and vigilante brutality in America “ Journalist and artist Shirin Barghi has created a gripping, thought-provoking series of graphics that not...
Yikes. This article is harrowing. "In 2006, researchers from the University of Maryland set up a bunch of fake online accounts and then dispatched them into chat rooms. Accounts with feminine usernames incurred an average of 100 sexually explicit or threatening messages a day. Masculine names received 3.7."
Jangchup Dorjee, a monk at Nyatso Monastery, seen here severely injured after Chinese People's Armed Police opened fire and tear gassed a crowd of unarmed Tibetans gathered to celebrate the 78th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on July 6, 2013 in Tawu, eastern Tibet. Jangchup Dorjee is a brother of nun Palden Choetso who burned herself to death in protest against China's occupation.