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Posted on the Aug 19, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Recently, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reversed his opinion on marijuana consumption after his participation in CNN's documentary WEED. He now believes that marijuana is medicine. I'm using a marijuana tincture...
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Posted on the Aug 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Female bootleggers in all their regalia during Prohibition
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Posted on the Aug 15, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I've been thinking about Bradley Manning all day...hoping he doesn't get 90 years in prison.  This is a selfie he sent to his supervisor in the Army in April 2010 right before he posted...
Posted on the Aug 14, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This picture was taken in Iran in the 1960s.  Could be any living room in America...
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Posted on the Aug 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This clip renews my faith in humanity.  Taking responsibility and getting back in our bodies is the antidote to crime and addiction: And the part where he describes how the men didn't want to...
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Posted on the Aug 04, 2013 by Anonymous
Well, happy Valentine's Day! I thought I would celebrate this sexy holiday with the movie that purportedly has the first female orgasm in film history, Ecstasy. This 1933 Czech film turned largely...
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Posted on the Aug 04, 2013 by Betty Dodson
These fast food companies are making billions, the CEOs have record wages, and you can't pay your workers more than $7/hour? At least we have the Daily Show to bring us coverage of the fast food wage...
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Posted on the Aug 02, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is a photograph from a project by Richard Renaldi titled Touching Strangers. He visits public places all over the country and asks strangers to "touch" each other for the brief moment of the...
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Posted on the Jul 29, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Psychologists at the University of California at Berkeley have found that "upper-class individuals behave more unethically than lower-class individuals." This video breaks down the research: Like...
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Posted on the Jul 21, 2013 by Betty Dodson
In this clip, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable...
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Posted on the Jul 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Whenever I hear people talking about how narcissistic the younger generation is or how they're illiterate and spoiled, it makes my skin burn because it's not what I see. I see a generation of young...
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Posted on the Jun 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Cynthia Nixon was proud of what Sex and the City accomplished for women...independent singles with careers having sex on their own terms. However that feeling faded when the movies were released....
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Posted on the Jun 15, 2013 by Betty Dodson
I can't wait to see Dirty Wars by Jeremy Scahill with Richard Rowly filming with his camera. These two men are truly hero's that are dishing out some terrible truths about the US and dedication to...
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Posted on the Jun 11, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Last night I watched HBO's documentary on Pussy Riot.  I was swept up in the fervor of revolution and found myself wanting to cut holes in one of my winter hats, jump into a dress and find...
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Posted on the Jun 10, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is a picture of Ceyda Sungur being showered with teargas in Turkey. Protests began a few weeks ago in response to the government's decision to tear down Gezi Park one of the rare green spaces...
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