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RIP Jason Harrison

On June 14, 2014 Jason Harrison, a Dallas man suffering from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, was murdered by police.

Let’s get justice not only for Jason, but for his mother, who had to witness this tragedy.   110 more words


(Vegan) Activist Guilt

A while ago, one of the first posts I made on this blog, I mentioned my first weekend in California. I was there last spring for three months to intern with Mercy For Animals. 684 more words


The Unfinished Work

I spent this afternoon and will spend most of tomorrow at a conference titled “‘The Unfinished Work….’ 24 Hours Dedicated to Fighting Modern Slavery.”

Full disclosure:  I’m only attending because of a class requirement.   546 more words


Coming Soon: World Bipolar Day!

World Bipolar Day (WBD) – an initiative of the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), and the International Society for Bipolar Disorder (ISBD)- will be celebrated this year (and each year) on… 86 more words

Mental Health

Russell Brand and the British Revolution

About a century ago, the majority of the British population earned their bread by toiling long hours in the factories, only just able to keep themselves afloat, under the grasp of the obscenely-wealthy bourgeois. 745 more words


Jeffster Awards #41

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. 154 more words

Civil Rights

Our Complicity Helps No One

I decided to write this post after a true sister encouraged me to do so in the hopes that our fellow Muslims and immigrants will become aware of how we all contribute to neo-colonialism and the oppression of others. 1,191 more words