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On Bieber and gender

July 31, 2012

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    okay, Now I’ll be the first to admit i laughed. it was not a full on LOL, but a chuckle nonetheless. I saw this picture on Facebook, and i’m sure it’s currently being circulated amongst vast networks of peers, and everyone’s having a good laugh. But I really wanted to take a minute […]

My Little Tracking Device

January 14, 2012

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It took me a very very long time to upgrade my cellphone to a smart phone (and it wouldn’t have happened if my parents weren’t so Rad – thanks mom!). I didn’t *really* want one for all of my socioeconomic-political-hippie-resistance reasons.. but now that I have one.. can I just say how impressed I am!?!?! […]

support H. Res 365 seeking student loan forgiveness as a means of economic stimulus (petition)

September 22, 2011

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SignOn.org Beta. Interesting. Since most of us have loans from banks.. what would this do to the financial industry? What will they say will be the repercussions?  Does it matter? We’ve bailed them out once already.  At least this would have a purpose behind it: Forgiving the student loan debt of all Americans will have an immediate stimulative effect […]

one issue millenials will champion

September 22, 2011

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If there is any social/political issue millenials can get behind, it’s legalizing weed: Marijuana question sky-rockets to top of new White House petition site | The Raw Story. The petition, on the White House’s “We the People” site, asks: “Isn’t it time to legalize and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol? If not, please […]

we need an ap for this!

September 9, 2011

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The Deadly Labor Behind Our Phones, Laptops and Consumer Gadgets – COLORLINES. I think it’s important to stop and assess what role we all have in this.  I don’t have an iphone, i have a laptop though, and my poor nokia will only last so long… In Foxconn’s highest-paying factories, located in China’s coastal cities, […]

How the U.S. Crushed Youth Resistance (a must read article)

August 21, 2011

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Guernica / Bruce E. Levine: 8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the U.S. Crushed Youth Resistance. Here are the 8 points, but seriously give it a read: 1. Student-Loan Debt. 2. Psychopathologizing and Medicating Noncompliance. 3. Schools That Educate for Compliance and Not for Democracy. 4. “No Child Left Behind” and “Race to […]

“Design thinking” making its way into Hawaii classrooms

August 12, 2011

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“Design thinking” making its way into Hawaii classrooms | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader. hells yes! Originated at Stanford University, design thinking is a technique used by businesses which involves brain storming, working with others, team building and thinking outside the box when it comes to problem solving. “I think we are too analytical, its using […]