There are more African-American men in prison today than were enslaved in the United States when slavery was legal. Shocking information right? Does this sound like the kind of thing that might motivate people to eliminate this appalling injustice of the prison industrial complex? Nope. In fact a new study […]Read more ›
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The US’s gutting of public research and development has caused our economy to lag behind, and now we face being rendered obsolete.Read more ›
Suicide rates spiked during the recession.Read more ›
US Rep. takes the SNAP/Food Stamps challenge: ‘There goes the yogurt. There goes a bunch of protein with the nuts, down to two apples for the week …’Read more ›
Conservatives in states across the nation have been pushing laws in the belief that women will change their minds about having an abortion. But do these laws actually work?Read more ›
Money does increase happiness, but only to a point — and that point is lower than you may think.Read more ›
N.C. Fracking Chairman would rather people get hit in the head by ‘meteorites’ before admitting to the dangers of fracking pollutants.Read more ›