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Know Your Rights When Protesting During the National Anthem

The Take a Knee protests taking place during professional sports games, including the NFL and MLB, have been making headlines in recent weeks. While U.S. citizens have the right to peacefully protest, the protests have generated some backlash against those who participate, as well. Even some students around the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Know Your Rights When Protesting During the National Anthem

The Take a Knee protests taking place during professional sports games, including the NFL and MLB, have been making headlines in recent weeks. While U.S. citizens have the right to peacefully protest, the protests have generated some backlash against those who participate, as well. Even some students around the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What is the DSA?

Maybe you’ve got a few particularly vocal friends who keep posting about the Democratic Socialists of America. Maybe you’ve noticed more and more people in your Twitter feed with a rose emoji in their profile name, or maybe you noticed protesters with DSA signage countering white supremacist rallies in recent weeks.…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here’s What to Do Instead of Eating Sheetcake to Combat Your Anxiety

Humor is hard. Humor in the wake of a tragedy is even harder: there’s a reason The Onion took two weeks to publish their first post-9/11 issue. Tina Fey’s “Weekend Update” response to the Charlottesville, VA massacre—wherein she called on the American public to ignore the Nazis and stay home with a sheetcake—was a…Read more… […]

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How to Agitate Politically Without Jeopardizing Your Job

The current political climate has sparked an unprecedented rise in political activism, both on the left and the right. Which is great! It’s good for democracy for citizens to be engaged in civic activism and publicly working to shape policy. But a lot of these activists are new activists, fresh on the scene, and might…Read […]

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