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Evolution of Eve | Psych Ward: Surviving Suicide Compulsion in 2012

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
[msg 1] Colored this picture of B. while in the psych ward. (By Eve Hinson. Originally written as a series of emails to a friend on 10.5.12) Strange to think the stereotype of the mentally ill in the day room, all coloring and the small tv on the wall playing some…

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Evolution of Eve | Psych Ward: Surviving Suicide Compulsion in 2012

[msg 1] Colored this picture of B. while in the psych ward. (By Eve Hinson. Originally written as a series of emails to a friend on 10.5.12) Strange to think the stereotype of the mentally ill in the day room, all coloring and the small tv on the wall playing some really outdated TV show, but damn […]

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Paid Parental Leave May Be The Idea That Transcends Politics

By Steven Findlay Tameka Henry takes care of her disabled husband, her 87-year-old grandfather and her four children, ages 10 to 16. Two of her kids have asthma. Her husband has a chronic intestinal condition, diabetes and congestive heart failure. He’s unemployed. Henry, who makes around $30,000 a year as a case administrator for a […]

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Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Unlikely To Get It

By April Dembosky, KQED Aaron Albaugh peered out from under the brim of his cowboy hat, surveying the acres of hayfields in front of him. The fourth-generation rancher has raised about 450 cattle this year, in this remote corner of Lassen County, Calif. His closest neighbor lives a half-mile away. “And that’s my brother,” Albaugh said. “If […]