An actual homework question given to Georgia...
motherjones: Q. What does the U.S. do with illegal aliens? A. The U.S. puts them to work in the army. B. The U.S. shoots them into outer space. C. The U.S. puts them to death. D. The U.S. sends them back where they came from. One of the multiple-choice homework questions for a story entitled “What Is an Illegal Alien?” recently given to a bunch of third graders at Chesney Elementary in...
The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its...– Income Gap Between Rich, Poor the Widest Ever - CBS News (via robot-heart-politics)
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trastorn: Disparity of Wealth In 1933, the wealthiest one percent of the population held 33.3 percent of the wealth. In 1974, the wealthiest one percent held 19.9 percent of the wealth. In 2007, the wealthiest one percent held 65.4 percent of the wealth. In 1933, the bottom 90…
The schools we go to are the reflections of the society that created them....– Assata Shakur (via afro-ninja) I often think that tumblr has provided me with more education than University ever has. (via sheresists)
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just...– Rachel Naomi Remen (via tabularasae)
We feel sorry for people who may think ‘The Funk’ is stupid or wet behind the...– (via gff)