She’s not the exception to the rule. Her story is more common than most people believe.
Even though the financial data show that for every $1 spent on unemployment, at least $1.50 is returned to the economy, Congress went ahead and let benefits expire for 1.3 million people who can’t find a job. And there’s more to come in the next 3 months. I’ll just leave that insanity right there…
Did you know that Type 2 diabetes (Wait! Don’t click away yet!) is on the rise in young people? It’s an issue that’s ridiculously important but also incredibly complicated. What’s causing it? How much blame can we place on the youth themselves? What do race and class issues have to do with it? Well, let me tell you: This performance nails every part of it. Every. Part.
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In poker, the concept of
“backing” (an investor putting up money for you to play) has been around for
ages. Now there’s a place where you can get backing for your career.
Internet project Universal Unbranding uses humor and honesty to reimagine some of the world’s most famous logos to expose truth and, sometimes, blatant hypocrisy by these companies. Some beautiful examples below.
There’s so much talk about income inequality these days that the wealthiest in our country are starting to get a bit uncomfortable about the tone of the conversation. I think we need to ratchet it up about 20 notches myself. Pitchforks and torches, indeed!
Can we have an honest conversation about this without it devolving into race hatred and name-calling? When I took a look at the original YouTube comments for this video, I started to think that’s an unattainable goal. However, the more voices we can add to the conversation, the better. Let’s start with hearing from some of the people who actually live it every day.
In 2005, when I graduated from college, I moved to New York. While I was looking for a job, one opened up that I would have likely tripped my mother to get — but it was an unpaid internship. Being from humble beginnings, there’s no way I could live in a big city without being paid. And unless you actually don’t need a job, who actually can?
If you liked this cartoon (and who wouldn’t — unless you’ve hired interns and didn’t pay them, in which case BOO), you should Like its creator, Matt Bors, on Facebook. He’s super, ain’t he?
I would love it if you shared this so that people are aware of what millennials (like me) are facing these days.
The Romney/Ryan tax plan has been drawing quite a bit of scrutiny after several critics, citing a recent Tax Policy Center study, declared its proposed implementation to be mathematically impossible. If this surprisingly thorough interview of Senior Romney advisor Ed Gillespie by Fox News’ Chris Wallace is any indication, Romney’s tax math is starting to raise eyebrows and blood pressures on both sides of the aisle.
In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies?