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“in Louisiana the poverty rate increased more than in most states over that time”

6. Louisiana Middle income growth 2009-2013: -4.9% Fifth quintile income growth 2009-2013: 1.0% Fifth quintile share of income: 51.9% Middle class household income: $44,442 (8th lowest) The widening income gap in Louisiana does not bode well for the state’s poorest … Continue reading

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“a federal prosecutor who doesn’t give a fuck”

Preet! The Most Dangerous Man In American Politics. BuzzFeed News, 1/22/15. His frontal assault on the open secrets of New York political power has been a genuine shock to the state’s politics and even to its press, who missed the … Continue reading

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Understanding our ethics around sexuality tells us much about who we are as people (137). Becky Thompson. Survivors on the Yoga Mat: Stories for Those Healing from Trauma. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2014. Print.  Like this:Like Loading…

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I Love Me Some Samantha Power

I read ‘A Problem from Hell’: America and the Age of Genocide. Every word. The notes. The bibliography. I’m amazed and pleased she’s lasted this long in the Administration.  And if you want to talk genocide or Rwanda, which I … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 20: “simple rape”

RS 14:43 §43.  Simple rape A.  Simple rape is a rape committed when the anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse is deemed to be without the lawful consent of a victim because it is committed under any one or more … Continue reading

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“Any body is a good place to be if you’re listening to it and taking care of it”: Lizzo

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When Victims Get Life in Prison

…they are generally women: BATTERED, BEREAVED, AND BEHIND BARS. Buzzfeed News, 10/2/14. If a violent partner threatened her child, “I would sacrifice my life 10 times out of 10,” said Carmen White, the Dallas prosecutor — and mother — who … Continue reading

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“we stand by every righteous being”

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better in tune with the infinite

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“declare an academic crisis…change the definition of a failing school”

A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools Part One 17 Days in November from N.O. Education Equity Roundtable on Vimeo. Like this:Like Loading…

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