AOC Made An Important Point About The Dangerous Ways We Talk About Politics

Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images News/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tweet About Rhetoric & Death Threats Is So Important By Daniella Bondar 2 days ago Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has used her social media presence as a way to frame discussions around important topics and to take her trolls head-on. The freshman representative has yet to shy away from conflict, […]

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Inside the Gas Industrys Plan to Sink Nuclear Power

Welcome to Pay Dirtexclusive reporting and research from The Daily Beasts Lachlan Markay on corruption, campaign finance, and influence-peddling in the nations capital. MEMBERS ONLY Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-gas-industrys-plan-to-sink-nuclear-power

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Thai king strips fugitive ex-PM Thaksin of royal decorations

BANGKOK – Thailand’s king has stripped fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of his royal decorations, citing his 2008 flight to escape serving a two-year prison term on a conflict of interest conviction and other legal cases against him. Thai media reported that the Royal Command from King Maha Vajiralongkorn was published Saturday in the […]

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This teacher’s viral ‘check-in’ board is a beautiful example of mental health support.

Update: We have found the teacher who originate the mental health check-in board! Kudos to Erin Castillo for the brilliant idea and for sharing how she’s using it to help kids. She is offering a free download of the board as a poster along with instructions for utilizing it on Teachers Pay Teachers. Thanks, Erin! […]

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Lingerie line debuts a new athletic wear collection designed by a sexual abuse survivor.

via Aerie ‌Back in 2014, American Eagle’s lingerie line, Aerie, stopped retouching, airbrushing, and Photoshopping the models in its ads. The fashion line also quit hiring girls with supermodel bodies in favor of those with natural-looking figures. While some saw the move as a risk, a year later it announced a 10% uptick in sales […]

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO rejects criticism that pilots did not train on 737 Max 8 simulator

(CNN)The pilots of a jet that crashed in Ethiopia, killing all on board, used a flight simulator to learn how to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, the airline told CNN. GebreMariam said he learned about the MCAS system after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an airworthiness directive following the Lion Air […]

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South Carolina college reports death of student, 21, a day after she climbed into car she thought was her ride share

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I write these words this morning,” college president Harris Pastides said. “Our prayers are with the family and friends of Samantha Josephson following the devastating news of her death.” Detectives with the Columbia Police Department’s sex crimes unit was investigating Josephson’s disappearance. A department spokesperson did not immediately return […]

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Johnny Manziel says he’s ‘very sad’ over split with Instagram model wife Bre Tiesi

The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback confirmed the split with TMZ Sports. JOHNNY MANZIEL’S INSTAGRAM MODEL WIFE DENIES REPORTS SHE CHEATED IN HALF MARATHON “This is all very, very personal and very sad,” Manziel told TMZ Sports. “I appreciate everyone who has been so supportive of both of us and I would just ask that everyone respect […]

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Here Are 5 Ways To Support Wage Equality On Equal Pay Day, Because It Matters

Joe Raedle/Getty Images News/Getty Images Here Are 5 Ways To Support Wage Equality On Equal Pay Day, Because We Can All Pitch In By Shelby Black 7 hours ago Happy Equal Pay Day (not really). Tuesday, April 2 marks Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into a new year women have to work to […]

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Here’s Why The Internet Is Roasting Donald Trump Jr. For His Tweet About Pulitzer Prizes

Manny Carabel/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr.’s Pulitzer Prize Tweet Has Twitter Roasting Him For This Reason By Lara Walsh 2 days ago The internet is having a field day over Donald Trump Jr.’s latest mishap on Twitter. In the wake of the completion of the Mueller report, the president’s son took to the […]

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