A new documentary by award-winning William Paterson University sociology professor Vincent Parrillo explores the city’s ethnic and demographic history from pre-European times to today. The documentary “Paterson and its People” hearkens back to pre-European times when the Native-American Le

New documentary ‘Paterson and its People’ highlights the city’s ethnic history

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Poverty creativityIn the toy aisle, which is inconveniently next to the bread aisle, I tell my 5-year-old son we are not getting a truck today. I tell him we buy what we need, and not more. I tell him I have enough money for food, but nothing else. I tell him I don’t buy treats for myself. “You buy art supplies,” my son says. And I’m stumped. Because of course he’s right. Continue reading

Why Art Matters, Even in Poverty - BillMoyers.com

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'The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future,' offers a panoply of exhilarating responses to the question of what an ideal world looks like. And the future these writers dream of isn’t just a desirable one. As far as they’re concerned, it is an achievable one too.

Another, More Feminist, World Is Possible

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so wear what u want and tell society to go f themselves.

How Society Polices Women's Clothing (No Matter What We Wear)

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I like how she thinks. #Feminism #ProChoice

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Sexist words are violent and they're everybody's problem. If you can't say it to him, you can't say it to her. Gendered insults are NOT OKAY.

Backbone Zone: View Materials

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The gendered social construction of work -- all doctors are male -- and the reflection of ideology in organizations.

Adam Khan on Twitter

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Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD |

Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

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Always found birth order interesting

Graphs, Infographics

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How the dominant western discourse defines the rest of the non-western world as the embodied "other" and ourselves as bodiless and our values as universal. Think twice about the assumptions we base judgement of others on.

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A week’s worth of groceries around the world… very interesting

A week’s worth of groceries around the world…

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This graphic is based on research by The Levy Institute, which uses data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances. Those...

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permaculture tinkerers presentation (permaculture forum at permies)

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If workers were paid what they were worth, there would be nothing left to skim off the top...

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Maids, caregivers, janitors and drug store clerks make their way to work as public transit shuts down

No snow days for low-wage workers | Al Jazeera America

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People still believe the negative stereotypes about feminists that men against women's right to vote spread 200 years ago.

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People still believe the negative stereotypes about feminists that men against women's right to vote spread 200 years ago.

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People still believe the negative stereotypes about feminists that men against women's right to vote spread 200 years ago.

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Awesome infographic from someone on Tumblr comparing American Apparel Ads for men and women

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Porn stars before and after in the makeup chair. A really good example of the high expectations that are placed on women and what does/does not constitute "natural beauty. I often view pictures like this as a reminder that most if not all actresses and models are very done-up and airbrushed, which is something I personally need to do, since I often feel less attractive because I have normal, "imperfect" skin.

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16 types of governments Infographic

A Writer's Resource - 16 Types of Governments

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She courted Prince Charming and married a frog.

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Our annual Sexy What!? costume picks: Sexy George Washington

Our Annual Halloween “Sexy What!?” Post » Sociological Images

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Wealth or good parenting? Framing the privileges of the rich (click thru for more)

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