Alicia Herrle

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How The Women’s March Is Fighting Through Its Anti-Semitism Crisis

“There has never been a true, intentionally intersectional feminist movement. And the reason it hasn’t happened is precisely because of the controversy we’re in right now,” Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour told BuzzFeed News.

Feminism

Food for thought on hunger

Climate change, a growing population and food market speculation mean in the future it will be more difficult to feed the world. How can we make sure …

Agriculture

Utah student allegedly brought bomb to school in his backpack, tried to detonate it

Classmates of the suspect thwarted the alleged bombing attempt Monday at Pine View High School in St. George, Utah, when they spotted smoke coming …

A bizarre week in Gunland America, where teens wield rifles like backpacks

In the two weeks since a deranged gunman walked into a high school in Parkland, Fla., and slaughtered 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle, some bizarre things involving guns have happened in America.<p>A teacher in Georgia barricaded himself in a classroom and fired a gun, leading to a frantic …

Free education for girls in govt. schools, colleges: Madhwaraj

Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Tuesday that free education would be provided for girls from …

Education

Trump Wants to Get Rid of the Heating Support That Kept Me Safe

(Photo: Yevhen Prozhyrko / Shutterstock)Thirty seconds: That's how long it takes to support the independent journalism at Truthout. We're counting on …

Housing affordability top-of-mind at poverty reduction meeting

Housing affordability has been the top concern for participants in a series of community meetings designed to inform the provincial government’s …

I would have been a school shooter if I could’ve gotten a gun

At the lowest point in my life, I almost did the most horrible thing imaginable.<p>I grew up in a very chaotic and violent household. My mother tried to take care of my brother and me, but she, too, was a victim of my father, a violent and evil man. My stepfather was not much better, replacing the …

Mental Health

After Florida shooting, more than 600 copycat threats have targeted schools

Breathless and whispering through the phone, a 13-year-old student called for help from her Ohio high school.<p>"Help," she said in between whimpers. "He's got a gun. He's got the gun in my mouth."<p>Anxiety was already running high: It had been only a week after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla. …

Trump Is Backpedaling on His Ridiculous Tariffs Because He Has No Idea How to Be President

After defying conventional wisdom, Republican Party dogma and many of his own advisers by announcing new steel and aluminum tariffs, President Donald …