Thursday , December 14 2017

Society

Prison Time a Barrier to College Education and Employment Despite Prison Education Programs

Disclosing a stint in jail during a university or college’s application and screening process decreases the chances of getting through the application process at all, and dramatically slashes the possibility of financial aid.

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Roy Moore, John Conyers, Charlie Rose and #metoo

As I sit here this morning sipping my coffee, I am heartbroken and sick as allegation after allegation surfaces in the wake of #metoo. Triggered by the disgusting allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the floodgates are open and no one is spared. Not on the right, not on the left. Women, …

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The Moron

rex tillerson trump moron

It does really dishearten me to hear the moron make comparisons between his actions and those of President Obama – he ought to stop it. The truth is this: Donald Trump would have to stand atop Trump Tower to muster enough character to kiss President Obama’s backside.

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New Charges Against Inmate-Author: An Attempt to Muzzle Him?

Prison officials continue to persecute incarcerated Blogcritics columnist Christopher Zoukis for his perfectly legal writing activities. Federal prisons, and state prisons too, are hotbeds of censorship and repression.

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Book Review: ‘Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call To Action’ by Max Klau

'Race and Social Change' is something undeniably important to society today and likely for many days to come. Max Klau untangles the complex system behind racism and optimistically lays out steps we can all take to bridge the gap. I encourage you to read on because it will enlighten even the most educated among us.

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A Day of ‘Hamilton’ with Students and Teachers at the Hamilton Education Program in New York City

'Hamilton'-inspired poems and songs by NYC high school students preparing to see the Broadway musical reminded us that we must continue to fight for freedom.

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Interview: Steven Stein, PhD, Author of ‘The EQ Leader: Instilling Passion, Creating Shared Goals, and Building Meaningful Organizations through Emotional Intelligence’

Emotional Intelligence is a key factor for any successful leader, says Dr. Steven Stein. He talked with Patricia Gale about his new book, 'The EQ Leader,' and got into the heart and soul of good leadership.

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