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Twenty-Six People Dead; NOW Will You Take Spousal Abuse Seriously?

Originally posted on Cambria's Big Fat Autistic Blog:
I said it once; let me say it again. Trump is wrong about the Texas church shooter. He said it was not a gun problem; it was a mental illness problem. Now, since it has been revealed that the shooter’s family attended the church he shot…

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Highlighting Native American Heritage | NAMI CA Heritage Month

California is home to more tribal communities than any other state in the country. In November, the nation recognizes the vibrant history, culture, and traditions of Native Americans while also acknowledging the disparities that have historically faced these communities. Check out this article from NAMI: Drawing from American Indian Heritage to Spread a Message of Hope […]

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REVIEW | The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen

Originally posted on CrankyAutistic:
I received this e-Arc from Netgalley, this is a scheduled review for a week before the public release. Published By: Tachyon Release Date: 14th November 2017 Paperback Edition Page Count: 288 pages Synopsis:  Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations of your favourite tales. Ringmaster and internationally bestselling…

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October Education Reading

Originally posted on Ryan Boren:
Interesting books and articles I read in October: ‘The Brave Little Surveillance Bear’ and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children “no matter the stories we tell about innovation, no matter the predictions we make about disruption, in time everything in ed-tech becomes indistinguishable from the learning management system.”…

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Journalist’s Resource | The unseen side of the opioid crisis

What does corporate tax reform mean? Lowering America’s corporate tax rate is a priority for the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans. Elsewhere in government, however, analysts are suggesting caution: The idea that lowering taxes sparks investment and encourages economic growth is a popular political talking point, but little research supports it. This is the second in a […]

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Functional and Dissociative Neurological Symptoms : a patient’s guide

This website is about symptoms which are: • neurological (such as weakness, numbness or blackouts) • REAL (and not imagined) • and due to a PROBLEM with the FUNCTIONING of the nervous system, and NOT due to neurological disease. These symptoms have many names (including dissociative symptoms and conversion symptoms) but are often described as […]