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Marina Abramovic: Entertaining Us To Death

Marina Abramovic: Entertaining Us To Death

For Her Next Piece, a Performance Artist Will Build an Institute By SARAH LYALL In the name of art, she has hung naked on a wall and carved into her own stomach with a razor. She has masturbated in a museum; scrubbed at a pile of bloody, maggoty bones in a fetid basement; stood still while strangers put a gun to her head and stabbed her with thorns; and, in her best-known work, sat silently for...

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Unwilling To Share Political Power

Unwilling To Share Political Power

blog post written by Victoria Lin The following Gen Y report comes to you from the Women’s Forum. This blog is written by Victoria Lin, iL2L Global Ambassador from China. As a young woman from China, where the government positions and the strongest CEO positions are almost completely dominated by men, this forum was a really amazing, almost surreal one for me, giving me examples of how the...

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How Not To Raise A Rapist

How Not To Raise A Rapist

By Van Badham The Guardian.com We know the kind of circumstances that create a rapist – so let’s set about eradicating them instead of blaming rape victims for drinking There’s been a lot of talk about raped women in the Australian media recently. Mia Freedman kicked it off on her Mamamia site by arguing that girls shouldn’t drink too much if they don’t want to be raped....

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Take Back Halloween

Take Back Halloween

If you are last minute on your costume ideas. . . . This is so great for young girls and boys who may want to also dress like some of these kick-ass female heroines, goddesses and MORE….. Not sure the glamour girl costume ideas challenge the status quo. . . but nothing is perfect in this mediated world. Check it out! Share on...

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Republicans Planned Shutdown Last July

Republicans Planned Shutdown Last July

A Federal Budget Crisis Months in the Planning New York Times October 5, 2013 By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and MIKE McINTIRE WASHINGTON — Shortly after President Obama started his second term, a loose-knit coalition of conservative activists led by former Attorney General Edwin Meese III gathered in the capital to plot strategy. Their push to repeal Mr. Obama’s health care law was going nowhere,...

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Hours Teachers Work: Eye-Opening Graphic

Hours Teachers Work: Eye-Opening Graphic

Interesting that the AFL-CIO union putting this graphic together chose a plump male to represent teachers when some 76% of all public school teachers are female…. Hmmmm From upworthy. . . When you look at the time teachers actually spend working, you can see that it’s not a cakewalk – at all. The next time your city or state wants to cut back on teacher salaries or hammer their...

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