Category Archive: Awareness & Education

Q: Will people be able to buy beer and cigarettes with food stamps starting Jan 2015?

A : Nope. It’s really that simple of an answer. Nah,nope,not happening. It’s a rumor started among Conservative punditry. That’s it. The end. Now, I’ve also been asked to talk about this meme… Continue reading

To Thug Kitchen: Your motto is “Eat like you give a fuck.” My challenge to you is: “Act like you give a fuck.”

 LINK :: Open Letter to the Perpetrators of Thug Kitchen | VINE Sanctuary Blog. This is a must read. Like the author, I originally thought Thug Kitchen was created by a young black man… Continue reading

An Angel Tree Gift Buying Guide

If you’ve grabbed a name tag off an Angel Tree or similar program at the mall or your church and not sure where to go from there, these tips might help to choose the… Continue reading

Imperialism, Land Grabs, and Patriarchy

via proletarianfeminism: Recently a non-profit organization called GRAIN published a rather extensive report on global food production that offers a wealth of data and insights on how imperialist agribusiness and it’s concomitant land appropriation… Continue reading

The Harry Potter Alliance’s #MyHungerGames Brings Awareness to Stories of Income Inequality | The Mary Sue

  via The Harry Potter Alliance’s #MyHungerGames Brings Awareness to Stories of Income Inequality | The Mary Sue. The Harry Potter Alliance grew out of a group of HP fans who wanted to take the… Continue reading

90 yr old man busted for feeding the homeless

  via Apparently I’m A Cupcake.

Zombies take action against hunger – National Global Hunger | Examiner.com

Zombies take action against hunger – National Global Hunger | Examiner.com. I love the  zombie walk idea. Al most all the major cities have them now and I remember from last year, some… Continue reading

Jimmy John’s Makes Low-Wage Workers Sign ‘Oppressive’ Noncompete Agreements

  Jimmy John’s Makes Low-Wage Workers Sign ‘Oppressive’ Noncompete Agreements. A Jimmy John’s employment agreement provided to The Huffington Post includes a “non-competition” clause that’s surprising in its breadth. Noncompete agreements are typically… Continue reading

5 Recent Examples of How Bad Silicon Valley Class Warfare Is :: Tech :: Lists :: Paste

5 Recent Examples of How Bad Silicon Valley Class Warfare Is :: Tech :: Lists :: Paste. While its residents toil away finding brilliant ways of disrupting our lives through groundbreaking technological innovations,… Continue reading

How can we turn the tide to save water? – infographic | Life and style | theguardian.com

    How can we turn the tide to save water? – infographic | Life and style | theguardian.com.