Carlee Goldberg

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Planned Parenthood Is Not Harvesting 'Baby Parts'

The group behind the undercover Planned Parenthood videos intends to make abortion illegal, full stop<p>John Boehner is on his way out as House Speaker, …

Jeb Bush Opposes Reauthorizing The Voting Rights Act 'As Is'

WASHINGTON -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Thursday that he opposes reauthorizing the Voting Rights Act, the landmark civil rights law whose protections the Supreme Court watered down in 2013.<p>"There's been dramatic improvement in access to voting. I mean exponentially better improvement," …

The true cost of Voter ID: Everything you need to know about the monumental cost of voter suppression

A giant body of research makes it increasingly clear why the votes of black Americans must be protected<p>In my recent report, "Why Voting Matters," <i></i>I show the dramatic differences in opinion between voters and nonvoters, and argue that more voter turnout would lead to more progressive policies. One of …

Government

For transgender people, getting healthcare remains difficult despite Obamacare

Desperate for hormonal treatments, transgender patients were turning to friends and illicit dealers for unregulated cocktails of drugs. Many were left with health complications and infections that landed them in the waiting room of a busy South Los Angeles clinic.<p>"For the most part, they were …

The top 20 books every student should read before leaving secondary school

Which books should every teenager have read before they leave secondary school?<p>The Times Educational Supplement has compiled a list of novels for …

Literature
Ice Cream

Maternity leave discrimination: five women tell their stories

Each year 54,000 women face bullying or betrayal when they return to work from maternity leave. The Pregnant Then Screwed campaign gives women a place to share their stories anonymously<p>A new report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission suggests that each year 54,000 women are forced out of …

Pregnancy

The 4 Issues In Education That Every Presidential Candidate Should Be Talking About

<b>1. Inequality.</b><p>Educational resources in the United States remain unfairly stratified by socio-economic class. The lopsided distribution of classroom materials, technologies, libraries, counseling, support services and supplies is obvious. But there’s also the issue of professional development for …

World Leaders

Stop executing the mentally ill: The real story of the death penalty and our broken criminal justice system

We’re killing people who do not even know they are on death row. Basic humanity and morality demands a new approach<p>On July 16, a jury in Aurora, Colorado, found James Holmes guilty of murder in the first degree for gunning down 12 people in a crowded movie theater. They also found him guilty of …

Mental Disorders

Anti-LGBT So-Called “First Amendment Defense Act” Would Have Dangerous & Far-Reaching Consequences

Today, HRC pinpointed the dangerous consequences of the so-called First Amendment Defense Act (S. 1598, H.R. 2802), introduced by Senator Mike Lee …

LGBTQI

Maryland student's 'tragedy of the commons' tweet goes viral | Toronto Star

“It first started off with a bunch of (University of Maryland) kids and teenagers in general retweeting it,” with responses like “Typical UMD. This …

Social Media

Republicans suddenly hate John Roberts' Supreme Court

According to a new Gallup survey, the court's approval rating among GOP voters has fallen to a record-low 18%.<p>At the same time, more than three-quarters of Democrats who were surveyed viewed the Supreme Court favorably (76%).<p>It's the court's widest approval margin in 15 years.<p>Reasons for the …

Same-sex Marriage

What 9 common drugs including caffeine, weed, and booze do to your brain

We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce.<p>So what exactly are these drugs doing to the brain to prompt these feelings?

The Brain

CEO Pay Has Risen 90 Times Faster Than Average Worker Pay Since The 1970s

The executive suite is winning a greater and greater share of the income pie, even if their companies perform poorly.<p>Since the late 1970s, the average CEO of a large U.S. company has seen compensation rise almost 1,000%. In 1978, CEOs earned $1.5 million a year. Now they get $16.3 million, …

Income Inequality

House, Senate Introduce Legislation To Cover The Cost Of Community College

Back in January, the White House proposed a plan to help offset the increasing cost of higher education for millions of prospective students: Offer …

College & University

Does it matter that Greece defaulted?

As embattled Greece moves closer to bankruptcy, what does it mean for other economies including Britain?<p>Greece defaulted on Tuesday evening, as it was unable to pay a €1.6bn debt due to the IMF.<p>Long, drawn-out discussions with its creditors have failed to produce any emergency cash needed to keep …

Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking

Have you ever wondered why two people can say exactly the same thing in a meeting, but only one of them gets credit for it? Many times it’s the way we <i>sound</i> that makes the difference between whether or not we are actually <i>heard</i>.<p>We all know when someone sounds nervous or confident. Think about the …

Public Speaking

Supreme Court denies states’ request for proof of voter citizenship

The Supreme Court has declined to hear a case allowing states to require proof of citizenship for those applying to vote in federal elections, …

Right To Vote
Clean Technology
Clean Technology