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The War on Drugs has got to end: Ethan Nadelmann speaks at TEDGlobal 2014

October 8, 2014

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I’ve been in this War for over 20 years. It is socially, morally and economically a big, fat failure.

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Listen to Hurray for the Riff Raff’s New Song “Everybody Knows”: Premiere

September 24, 2014

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One of my favorite new bands does impossibly cool thing.

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9/25 at EXIT/IN: Turn Up for Turnout —-> Gun Sense Votes Get Your Groove On #Nashville

September 24, 2014

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Turn Up for Turnout! is an event dedicated to gun violence prevention and voting with gun sense. Join us for a night out with live performances by Grace Weber and other Nashville artists. Admission is free for all Gun Sense Voters — all you have to do is click here to RSVP! What: Turn Up for Turnout! A Night […]

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Tweets Worthy of Display and Fawning

September 24, 2014

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Recent savory nibbles from Twitterverse. This sawfish is judging you. http://t.co/n81hHG6Hnl pic.twitter.com/olPWcFcNYZ — Meredith Frost (@MeredithFrost) September 24, 2014 Halloween is coming. Don’t subject us to this kind of hell. Circus peanuts are some of the weakest candies ever — Misogynique (@MissZindzi) September 24, 2014 In the “Mostly True Department”   Kids wanna be adults, […]

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Tuesday Tunes: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Polica — Courtesy of KEXP in Seattle (and plenty of love for other independent, community-supported radio)

September 23, 2014

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Three bands that have become instant staples and a salute to the independent and community-supported radio stations. Find the one you love. Shower that sucker with love. It’s the right thing to do. A few of my favorites: WDVX WNCW WFMU Wrecking Ball Radio KEXP Who have I missed? What radio stations do you love? […]

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Why Giving Jes “The Militant” Baker $2 Is So Worth Your Time

September 4, 2014

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Originally posted on amanda trusty says:
If you are reading this right now, you are probably aware of my stance on body love, on emotional eating awareness, on stripping away negative labels – you know, all the THINGS. And if you know how strongly I feel about these things, I want you to take that…

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Marriage Equality in Ireland Produces Awesome Ad, but Likely No Apocalypse

August 23, 2014

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Ferguson

August 18, 2014

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Originally posted on My Ready Room:
John Oliver’s take on the events in Ferguson: Welcome to “post-racial” America.

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Here’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Incredible Definition of Feminism

August 14, 2014

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Can Social Media Ease the Shame of Being a Domestic Violence Victim?

August 13, 2014

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I am laid bare. And it has liberated me from a whole host of shame.

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