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What No One Tells You About Life After Mental Illness

No one ever really "recovers" from a mental illness, but we need to get better at talking about how you get your life back.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>When I was 17, I developed an anxiety disorder that intensified when I moved to London at 21. It caused agoraphobia, claustrophobia, …

Mental Health

The U.S. Cities Where Income Inequality Is Growing Fastest

We know income inequality is a problem, but we don’t have a good solution: It’s getting worse.<p>Since the recession, income inequality has increased across the United States, and particularly in its major cities and metro areas. Take a look at these charts and maps from the Brookings Institution, …

Demographics

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Universe

Cameron cannot ‘blitz’ poverty by bulldozing housing estates

Having grown up on an estate, I know it’s not neglect of council housing but refusing to deal with inequality and reduce poverty that leads to crime and marginalisation<p>The emerging speciality of David Cameron’s government appears to be the creation of houses built on sand. The housebuilding crisis …

White Transit Riders Get Warnings, Black People Get Tickets

Minneapolis-St. Paul transit police are especially hard on American Indians.<p>WASHINGTON -- Black adults are 26 percent more likely than whites to get a ticket instead of a warning the first time they're caught not paying public transit fares in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, according to a …

US policemen wrestle innocent black man, sparking Black Lives Matter protests

Shocking footage shows two Washington DC cops arrest Jason Goolsby, later released without charge, after a woman said he made her feel "uncomfortable" near an ATM<p>A Black Lives Matter protest was sparked in the US this week after shocking footage emerged of what appeared to be white police officers …

Here's How Police Could End Up Making Body Cameras Mostly Useless

Will body cameras be a tool for police reform? Only if bad policy doesn't get in the way.<p>Moments before he died, Charly Keunang took a swing at a cop. This wasn't an ordinary jab or hook. In cell phone video filmed by a bystander in March, the 43-year-old homeless man can be seen spinning toward a …

Bernie Sanders thrills Boston with call to fight racism and reform gun law

Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate draws huge crowd in Massachusetts for stump speech sprinkled with sketched ideas for reform<p>Bernie Sanders decried “an institutional racism that allows and continues to allow unarmed African Americans to be killed by police” on Saturday night, as …

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>It’s a never ending cycle that never seems to get any easier.<p>Before we introduce the seven research-backed ways …

Procrastination

Of the 20 Deadliest School Killings in World History, Just How Many are in the United States?

On a phone call with MSNBC's Willie Geist on “Morning Joe,” Donald Trump made several comments about the shooting in Oregon.<p>The primary point he was …

Willie Geist

Reformers Seek to Undo Growth of New ‘Debtors’ Prisons’

In the three decades since the U.S. Supreme Court banned jailing people because they couldn't afford to pay fines, the practice has crept back into fashion, giving rise to what critics describe as a new generation of debtors' prisons.<p>And now comes the backlash.<p>A wave of investigations and lawsuits …

Criminal Justice

If You Don’t Think Americans Have Lost Our Freedoms, READ THIS | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave The Land of the Fleeced and the Home of the Slave<p><i>This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the</i> …

Bill Of Rights

US Must Return ALL Stolen Land To Native Tribes In Order To End Police Brutality and Racism

The United Nations has made a statement that is shocking to many, but comes as no surprise to those who know their history. An investigator probing …

5 Steps To Stop Gossip in the Workplace and Increase Productivity

Gossip has a sinking impact on employee morale and destroys business productivity. If a company has 200 employees and each employee spent one hour a day trading gossip, that would result in $160,000 of lost productivity each month. That's a loss of $1.92 million a year (based on $40 p/hr, salary & …

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity

When there are only 24 hours in a day and a million things to do, burnout is inevitable. Yet staying stressed-out and fatigued will not help you tackle that mountain of emails or think of new ways to approach a longstanding challenge at work.<p>While there are a myriad of apps and tools to help you …

12 Books About Extraterrestrials That Will Blow Your Mind

Wake up, sheeple.

Protest Is the New Terror: How US Law Enforcement Is Working to Criminalize Dissent

It's well established that the FBI surveilled civil rights and other activists from Martin Luther King Jr. to leaders of the National Lawyers Guild …

Why are Brazil’s environmentalists being murdered?

The killers came from the forest, the very same forest Raimundo Santos Rodrigues so loved.<p>The environmentalist had spent years defending one of the last pristine swathes of the eastern Amazon rain forest from loggers, miners and farmers. But his activism had earned him enemies in Brazil’s northern …

Brazil

Black America owes no forgiveness: How Christianity hinders racial justice

Blacks are expected to absolve White America of its crimes. The rules change when the victim happens to be white<p>On the one-year anniversary of the death of an 18-year-old black teenager named Michael Brown by a (now confessed racist) white police officer named Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, …

Officers Will Be Tried for Murder Over Infamous Death of Albuquerque Homeless Man

A judge has ordered a trial in the case of two Albuquerque police officers who shot and killed a homeless, mentally ill man after a standoff in March …

Colorado widow sues after police kill mentally ill husband

DENVER (Reuters) - The widow of a mentally ill Colorado man who was fatally shot by police in 2013 has sued in Denver federal court accusing the officers of violating her husband’s rights, court documents showed on Wednesday.<p>Quianna Vigil also said in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in U.S. District …

Mental Disorders

Active Ghosts

Removing Military Weaponry From Our Streets

Police and sheriff departments in California have obtained more than 15,000 assault rifles, many for use in ordinary street patrolling. Police in the state received about half of these military-grade weapons through Pentagon handouts during the last decade, while California police have purchased …

Missing in Alaska: Bigfoot/Sasquatch Abductions?

Regarding last week's episode of Missing in Alaska - I'd like to provide some insight about a possible link to disappearances and alleged …

Paranormal

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ISPs

4 Locations of Secret Underground Bases Where Strange Shit is Occurring

There are reports of alleged secret underground bases located across the country where top secret projects, and some feel, reverse engineering of …

10 Top Secret Military Bases the Government Doesn't Want You to Know About

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