Available VISTA Positions | VISTA Member... →
In return for your service, AmeriCorps*VISTA and the Digital Arts Service Corps has many benefits, some more valuable than others: $12,000 - $15,000/year living allowance. This amount varies based upon the community in which you serve. $5,350 Education Award or $1,500 stipend paid at the successful completion of your year of service Student loan deferment or forbearance on qualified loans ...
“Barely cloaked racism is easily unveiled when we look at the origins of this bill. Last night Rachel Maddow did a superb job of exposing the sad tale of the legislation’s sponsor and his backers.” -Scott Horton
MEGAPOLIS!!! AUDIO ART!!! HURRAY!!! →
Wow, I would sure love to go here if I were in Baltimore the weekend of May 14 and 15. (Or if I even lived on the East Coast! One day!) If you volunteer you get to go for free. (contact [@] megapolisfestival.org)
Why we feel free to hate Alex Rodriguez - Joe... →
On the banality of hatred and sports.
Buying carbon offsets may ease eco-guilt but not... →
If it feels like scam…
LA Times: Arizona passes strict illegal... →
sexartandpolitics:abbyjean:meloukhia: They noted that though the bill says race cannot solely be used to form a suspicion about a person’s legality, it implicitly allows it to be a factor. “A lot of U.S. citizens are going to be swept up in the application of this law for something as simple as having an accent and leaving their wallet at home,” said Alessandra Soler Meetze, president of...
I’ll let somebody else do it.– Barack Obama, “with a smile,” in Obama’s disregard for media reaches new heights at nuclear summit | WaPo
A live broadcast from Vocalo.org of my inner...
Where are the Women? - NPR Ombudsman Blog : NPR →
Also addresses the lack of racial diversity as well. SorrySoSolipsistic
Standard English Privilege and the Literate... →
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U.S. Approves Targeted Killing of American Cleric... →
And if anyone is still holding onto the idea that Obama is a leftist politician, may I submit the following.
Because if smart women who know how smart they are intimidate men (and they do),...– Tiger Beatdown › 13 Ways of Looking at Liz Lemon
Young adults in the United States are being... →
While young workers accounted for only 13.5 percent of the total labor force, one in every four unemployed people in the United States was under the age of 25, according to the study. Old people need to die already and LET ME LIVE!!!
From yesterday: Fresh Air remembers Wilma Mankiller, the first female Cherokee Chief and long-time Indian rights activist.
Older generation female rocker ladies making uninformed judgment calls about...– YOU KNOW WHAT? - tinyluckygenius
What I will be listening to at 6pm. Llama felt! →
Internationally renowned artist Andrea Zittel speaks about her work and describes how her studio in the high desert of California serves both as a space for exploration and as a place for crafting and presenting objects, materials, spaces and ideas. Zittel’s sculptures and installations transform everything necessary for life — such as eating, sleeping, bathing, and socializing —...
Growth of Unpaid Internships May Be Illegal,... →
Ms. Steinfeld said some industries, most notably film, were known for unpaid internships, but she said other industries were embracing the practice, seeing its advantages. “A few famous banks have called and said, ‘We’d like to do this,’ ” Ms. Steinfeld said. “I said, ‘No way. You will not list on this campus.’ ”
Reading the Economist yesterday, I noticed how unlike other publications (and how unlike them they are!) the Economist is. The Economist refers to the average SXSW attendee as “mustachoied” as opposed to a “hipster” which now seems to be an acceptable and easily definable group of Youngs to the NYT, Newsweek, etc. Thank you, Economist for your clear-headed and scientific...
McDonald’s scraps composting program because food... →
…”McDonald’s halted the plan after scientists at the University of California-Berkeley discovered that none of the items on the McDonald’s menu would compost in the next 500 years, nor would any start breaking down for an estimated 1,000 years, the projected life span of a plastic bag.” EW EW SICK GROSS PUKE EW. Maybe this mean that McD’s will start a program...