Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Begging For Health And Begging For Justice?

As we wait to be blown up? Or our turn at being a defacto sex slave? And all the while the best our current "leadership" is able to do is brag about the size of his nuclear button.

We do need meaning and purpose, but this is sure one awful way to go about it. Why do so few of you see what is really wrong here. That the toxic waste pile that is our current economic system must be replaced.

WILL THE CROWD KEEP YOU ALIVE?



Paying for health care is now a popularity contest.

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[Post Note: Apparently our best teachers have to do a lot of begging as well. J.V.]

YOUR KID'S TEACHER CAN'T MAKE RENT


Many preschool teachers live on the edge of financial ruin. Would improving their training — and their pay — improve outcomes for their students?


CHANGE FROM CHANGE



There’s growing concern that bail creates a two-tiered system for the 12 million people arrested each year, keeping those unable to afford it locked up. A new app is one small step to fight that inequality.


MAYBE JUST... DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT




The doomsday clock run by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists is now much closer to midnight than it has ever been in decades. We have returned to an age of full-on nuclear anxiety.


WE REALLY DIDN'T NEED TO KNOW




President Trump on Tuesday said that the nuclear launch button on his desk is "much bigger" and "more powerful" than that of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — and that his button actually "works."





BUSTED BACCHANALS


Not far from Sand Hill Road exists a private world of wild sex parties and "cuddle puddles." As one male investor put it, "You could say it's disgusting but not illegal — it just perpetuates a culture that keeps women down."

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HAPPINESS IS FLEETING, PURPOSE ISN'T


Happiness has little to do with it. Research suggests meaning in your life is important for well-being.