Why did Officer Darren Wilson kill Michael Brown?

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We must break the pattern of police brutality and return to the culture and philosophy of “to protect and to serve.”

#RethinkHomelessness Gives Details We Never Knew

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#RethinkHomelessness takes a moment to ask and truly listen to people in their community. We never know what we’ll learn.

Spread The Message

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Three minutes that will change the way you think. Then you will want to spread the message.

The Promise of Africa and Its Importance to US

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With its wealth of natural and human resources, economic engagement by us/world in Africa will bring about prosperity and help solve poverty and wars.

Front Door, Back Door, Economic Chasm

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The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.

Detroit: No Water, But Lots of Tests

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Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.

Imprisonment As Social Policy

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Unfortunately America often uses the criminal justice system as a replacement for social policy, with disastrous results.

Would You Idolize a Janitor?

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What makes a person great? Tommy Raskin opens up a discussion on the treatment of our fellow man.

People On The Move: What To Do About All The Homeless People?

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A travel experience caused Dr. Jed Diamond to reflect on the staggering amount of refugees and displaced persons in our world today.

Things Break Apart

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Cameron Conaway offers a rhythmic meditation on his time at the notorious shipbreaking yards of Bangladesh and with the desperately poor but endlessly generous people who live in the villages beside them.

Imprisoned for Being Poor, Dying In Jail For Your Kids’ Unpaid School Fees

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Michael Amity explores how we got to a place in our free society where we are far from being free.

Sunday Second Chance: Would You Prefer To Die As a Wealthy Cipher or a Broke Legend?

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Would you rather die in obscurity but have wealth and riches untold? Or be penniless but perish a great American hero and go down in the annals of history?

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

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It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

AMAZING VIDEO: Watch These Kids Turn Garbage Into Music

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The people of Cataura began making musical instruments out of recycled trash. Eventually, the Recycled Orchestra emerged.

When’s A Guy Good Enough?

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A cab driver presents a rhetorical question and warns us about the dangers of higher education for men.