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Wealth Gap Widening Between Lawmakers and Constituents. There is a growing chasm between lawmakers and constituents.

Wealth Gap Widening Between Lawmakers and Constituents

(Google) The American people have been facing tough economic challenges. While politicians often lecture Americans about tightening up their proverbial belts to help themselves during these dire economic times, it appears that many politicians are in fact doing the opposite, since their income has grown exponentially while they've been in office. Peter Whoriskey of the Washington Post reports that the wealth gap between lawmakers and constituents is widening, according to an analysis of financial disclosures by the Washington Post: Between 1984 and 2009, the median net worth of a member of the House more than doubled, according to the analysis of financial disclosures, from $280,000 to $725,000 in inflation-adjusted 2009 dollars, excluding home ­equity.

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The complex has many sources, but one factor that particularly exacerbates the problem is sexualization. Ariel Levy, in her powerful and controversial Female Chauvinist Pigs, quoted Paris Hilton’s remarkably perceptive remark about herself that she was “sexy, but not sexual.” Hilton isn’t alone. Young women with the Paris Paradox were raised in a culture that promised sexual freedom, but what they ended up with looked a lot more like obligation than opportunity. Not every young girl experiences herself as an object of desire. Feminist Majority Foundation - Breaking News, Feminism from Affirmative... Table of Contents - StumbleUpon. Women's Studies Resources.

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The Liberators - Let It Go feat. Roxie Ray. BitchTapes: Breaking Out of the White, Male Punk Canon. For all of its progressive-leaning, status-quo-breaking, norm-shattering tendencies, punk rock still looks like a white boy's club.

BitchTapes: Breaking Out of the White, Male Punk Canon

Even after all of these years, the largest punk record of the year (Fucked Up's David Comes to Life) was played by a band with one woman! There are also five other white dudes in that band! So let's go back and look through the punk canon, find the overlooked bands and remind everyone that you don't need to be white or a male to be punk. 1. I Want To Snuggle With You & Thought Catalog. I want to snuggle with you.

I Want To Snuggle With You & Thought Catalog

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How I Ended This Summer

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All Sex Positions

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