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Common Mythconceptions - World's Most Contagious Falsehoods

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Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No Since Donald Trump was elected to the presidency, millions of women across the country have become active in a newly resurgent feminist movement. But, like in all feminist movements before it, tensions between groups of women are bubbling to the surface. The latest fissure making its way into public consciousness is about the role of Zionism in feminism, raised last week by Bustle politics editor, Emily Shire, in a New York Times op-ed. The International Women’s Strike, an international day of action “by and for women who have been marginalized and silenced,” took an anti-colonial, anti-imperialist position, calling for the destruction of walls “from Mexico to Palestine.”

What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money Sociologist Brooke Harrington says that for the world's wealthiest people, many of the laws and rules followed by the rest of us simply don't apply. Adam Gault/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Adam Gault/Getty Images Sociologist Brooke Harrington says that for the world's wealthiest people, many of the laws and rules followed by the rest of us simply don't apply. Online Jump to Navigation Menu Search Connect with us You are here Home » Courses

Why Parents Should Be Discussing Gender Identity With Their Children Now National Geographic has a history of unveiling covers that generate conversation: from the haunting picture of an Afghan refugee who graced the 1985 cover to its depiction of a sinking Statue of Liberty in 2013, the magazine has never shied away from controversy. But this January’s cover — of a young transgender girl — generated feedback like National Geographic has never seen before. It has been accused of “brainwashing,” and one follower wrote that he threw his copy out immediately. Several subscribers vowed that they would unsubscribe. But Nat Geo and the subjects of its gender issue can give dozens of reasons why parents should discuss gender identity with their children and be aware of the entire gender spectrum.

An American pretended to be from Uganda in college, and learned a different side of beng black in America — Quartz Zora Bikangaga was born in Fresno, California and grew up in a white suburb in the state’s north called Healdsburg. As one of the only two black boys in the neighborhood, Bikangaga was the subject of racial slurs and threats of physical bullying. He was called terms like porch monkey and a coon; a shopkeeper once asked him to empty his pockets to see if he was stealing; and a childhood friend once told him to sit in the back of the class “where you belong.” 50 Common Cognitive Distortions 3. Negative predictions. Overestimating the likelihood that an action will have a negative outcome. 4. Underestimating coping ability. Underestimating your ability cope with negative events.

Facebook Is Bad. Fixing It Rashly Could Make It Much Worse. The nicest thing you can say about the Health Misinformation Act, proposed in July by the Democratic senators Amy Klobuchar and Ben Ray Luján, is that it means well. The internet has been a key accelerant of widespread myths, misunderstandings and lies related to Covid-19; Klobuchar and Luján’s bill would force online companies like Facebook to crack down on false information during public health emergencies, or lose immunity from lawsuits if they don’t. There’s only one problem: What is health misinformation? I know of no oracular source of truth about Covid-19. Scientific consensus has shifted dramatically during the pandemic, and even now experts are divided over important issues, such as whether everyone should get a vaccine booster shot.

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At Pussy Riot performance on Putin, everyone sees Trump Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina has a message for Donald Trump: “The United States started from refugees.” The Russian activist was standing on a busy San Francisco street corner late Friday night, taking a drag of her cigarette and chatting with adoring fans who wanted to take selfies, offer her weed and talk political resistance. “It’s very strange to have a main concept in politics to send out all the refugees,” she told the Guardian after finishing a frenetic musical performance that recounted her journey, from activism to hiding from police and eventually facing solitary confinement for singing about Vladimir Putin. “If you forget your history, you will make the same mistakes.” The 28-year-old member of the feminist punk collective came to California for the premiere of Revolution, a Pussy Riot theater piece.