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Walmart Grocery Pick-Up Is A New Thing. Do We Still Hate Them?

I hate to love Walmart. It’s a complicated relationship, and their new car-side Walmart grocery pick-up is not making it any easier. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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Words mean things, and these words from a Nazi cop harken back to a time of atrocious action.

The "Nazi" Cop Is From My Town, And It's A Problem

How are we supposed to feel safe from neo-Nazis if those protecting us align with them? We can easily do better than this, when dealing with this Read...
Darlena Cunha    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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image credit: Michaela Callahan via Facebook

This Is Not How Nurses Treat Babies

A nurse in Jacksonville, FL thinks it’s hilarious to use newborns like puppets for her own amusement. This is NOT how nurses treat babies! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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This is the textbook definition of discrimination and fat shaming. It’s awful for the teachers involved.

Mom Refuses Fat Teacher – Then It Gets Worse

This is the textbook definition of discrimination and fat shaming. It’s awful for the teachers involved (apparently there was *gasp* more than one Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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Perhaps the biggest problem with plus-size nominees not finding clothes is getting the fashion industry to overcome its fatphobia.

Naked On The Red Carpet: Plus-Size Nominees Can't Find Clothes

You would think that designers would want their clothes to be seen on a woman who represents billions in buying dollars, but it turns out they would Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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Of Course Hot Irma Cop Is A Bigot. Of Course.

Yes, just like “not all men,” not all cops are racist or bigoted. But this guy’s Facebook posts would absolutely suggest otherwise Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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The Rapture Is Coming On September 23rd, You Better Get Your Act Together

The Rapture is apparently set to arrive September 23, 2017. Which is like next Saturday. So you better get your shit together. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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I was most worried about my half-brother in Fort Lauderdale, and I benignly clicked on a news link about the city on my Facebook sidebar.

Coverage Of Black Looters During Hurricane Irma Reinforces Stereotypes

Like many Americans, I tried to keep close tabs on Floridian friends and family during Hurricane Irma. I clicked on a link that announced that a news Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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