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The Persisting Stigma of Mental Illness

There’s no doubt that it was an atrocious and horrific act. The violence was reckless and unnecessary. 150 lives were lost when the Germanwings copilot locked himself inside the cabin and flew the plane into the French Alps… 1,117 more words



On Tuesday, March 31, starting at 5 pm, workers, students and allies will protest employment discrimination at the world’s richest university. Please join us in Harvard Yard at Massachusetts Hall, steps from the Harvard Sq T stop in Cambridge. 235 more words


Indiana Governor Dodges Tough Questions Over Controversial Law Denounced As Anti-Gay

INDIANAPOLIS (CBS/AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted it. 802 more words


Who Protects You Better? A or B?

Say you have a person A. He’s a politician. He ran on a platform of protecting certain people’s rights and making their lives better by making sure they are treated fairly. 904 more words


Being a Brown Ugly Immigrant: The Other Side of Expat Life

I spent a year in Beirut, between 2012-13. I was studying there at the American University (AUB), a place that had a mythical existence in my head ever since I got to know about it. 622 more words