If Mindy Kaling REALLY Was a Human Trafficker

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Mindy Kaling jokingly referred to herself as a “human trafficker” of “handsome men” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Do I take offense to that? You’re damn right I do.

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Korean Orphans and Empathetic Art

Korean Orphans by Kevin McGovern

“I always bring a pad of paper and pen to meetings. I start to doodle in order to stay focused. “ By the end of the meeting, he realized that he had drawn the Korean orphan without consciously making the decision to do so.

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Just Because You Are Labeled a Terrorist Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Right.

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Alex Dick-Godfrey finds that al Shabaab might have a valid point about occupying forces in Somalia.

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Relaxing Zero Tolerance in Schools Could be Obama’s Boldest Civil Rights Reform

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Can President Obama break the school-to-prison pipeline? Paul Thomas investigates.

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Soiled Hands Heal Abuse

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Positive male role models are all around us. You don’t have to look too hard to find them. Ben Lawson presents his way of existing justly.

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Do Geese Know More Than Us?

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The Canada Geese have developed a true meritocracy, unlike our species, which has developed a social hierarchy dependent on humanly constructed categories like race, gender, socioeconomic background, and other variables.

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It’s Not Enough to Raise Awareness. Be Part of the Solution

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Nannette Ricaforte asks how she can be part of the solution to end modern slavery.

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Will We Ever Have a Just Society?

Just Society by Ben Sutherland

How do we define social justice in the new millennium?

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Do These Juggalos Have Society Figured Out?

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The Insane Clown Posse and why lifestyle stereotypes are dangerous.

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Beyond Recess: When Disability Plays a Role in the Decline of Education for Students in the US

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Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, reflects on her experience as a disabled student, and the striking increase of young people who aren’t getting the education they deserve.

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A Modern Day ‘Harvest of Shame’: Uncovering the Abuse of Blue Collar Temp Workers

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A Modern Day ‘Harvest of Shame’

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How The Justice System Failed Gerard Richardson

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Gerard Richardson was recently released after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was this a one time mistake or just more proof that our justice system is failing?

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Times of Drought, Corruption and MH370

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“It’s Malaysia, what’s with all the outlandish conspiracy theories? I’m way more inclined to believe multiple levels of incompetence followed by a lot of backpedaling to save face.”

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When Getting “Lucky” Really Isn’t a Good Thing At All

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Boys are often told that having a sexual experience with an older woman is a “badge of honor.” But many times such experiences can more accurately be described as a “traumatic experience” and even as a case of sexual abuse.

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35 Million Tons of Food Goes To Waste, But People Go Hungry

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Michael Amity investigates how one organization is trying to help re-allocate food in the USA so that people don’t have to go hungry.

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A Conversation With Our Man In Kiev

Roman Kindrachuk by the barricades in Kiev’s Maidan Square.

Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine.

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