When I started to write it was the ’70s and throughout that decade we didn’t...– Young adult lit author Judy Blume on the rise of censorship in school libraries over the last several decades. (via npr)
Mother Jones magazine on Tumblr: Also, in all this... →
motherjones: …and who’s more in-touch with “real people,” it’s striking how all the discussion centers on the consumer, and none of it considers, for just a minute, the retail worker: the hourly-paid, benefit-lacking working stiff today who doesn’t get that holiday between Thanksgiving and the weekend off, but…
U.S. authorities raided the compound of a breakaway Amish religious group...– AP The man’s name is Mullet, and he cuts hair. Almost literally unbelievable. Learn more about why haircutting is so devastating to the Amish community here. — Sarah (via npr) Hahahaha
FACT: Reagan's '82 and '84 deficit reduction plans...