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Lit Review: “They Can’t Kill Us All” By: Wesley Lowery — morganicculture.wordpress.com

“Journalism can never be silent: That is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.”–Henry Anatole Grunwald In his book titled “They Can’t Kill Us All”, Wesley Lowery describes his […] Source:  Lit […]

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The Mental Illness Box — The Bipolar Writer

When I was a very young child, my brain and mind were free and open to see and create beautiful visions for my life. I had a lifetime to make my dreams come true. There was no box. After a few years passed and the abuse began, I saw the box and visited it occasionally […] […]

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Migrant Children Separated From Parents at Border Were Forcibly Drugged: Lawsuit | Newsweek

“Two staff grabbed me, and the doctor gave me the injection despite my objection and left me there on the bed,” a child who was held at the facility said. Source: Migrant Children Separated From Parents at Border Were Forcibly Drugged: Lawsuit | Newsweek

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The Encyclopedia of Women Philosophers: A New Web Site Presents the Contributions of Women Philosophers, from Ancient to Modern | Open Culture

In a recent conversation with Julian Baggini on why there are so few women in academic philosophy, Mary Warnock notes that “of all the humanities departments in British universities, only philosophy departments have a mere 25% women members.” That number is even lower in the US. Source: The Encyclopedia of Women Philosophers: A New Web […]

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I’m ever so sorry. I really DON’T look autistic. – Autistic Not Weird

DANGER- this article contains enormous doses of sarcasm, irony, and may contain nuts. I know we’re not supposed to judge people by their appearances. But people tend to make exceptions for autistic people. I know this because whenever you tell me I “don’t look autistic”, what you’re saying is I’m not matching your expectations of… […]

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ASAN Comments on Proposed Delay of Significant Disproportionality Rule | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

May 15, 2018 This letter is available as a PDF here. May 11, 2018 Johnny W. Collett Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 5107 Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202-2500 Dear Secretary Collett: The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)1 appreciates the opportunity to submit comments […]

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Montana Man Quits Government Job Rather Than Help ICE ‘Hunt Down And Deport’ Undocumented Immigrants | HuffPost

“I’m drawing my line in the sand here.” Source: Montana Man Quits Government Job Rather Than Help ICE ‘Hunt Down And Deport’ Undocumented Immigrants | HuffPost