Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Edward Snowden: Why You Should Know His Name

Edward Snowden: Why You Should Know His Name

by Amber Noël Sunday, June 9th the Guardian posted yet another article on the ongoing exposure of the overwhelming National Security Administration’s (NSA) PRISM program. This time it was not just a piece about the NSA, but about the whistleblower behind the leak, Edward Snowden. Snowden is a 29-year-old infrastructure analyst who, until recently, worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, […]

Sex Workers’ Rights Are Human Rights

Sex Workers’ Rights Are Human Rights

by Kristen Aldrich I am not a sex worker, I am an ally to sex workers and I want to add my voice to their voices. I am not here to talk for sex workers. They don’t need me to talk for them. Enough people have talked for sex workers for long enough. I want to […]

Meditation May Be More Effective To Treat Anxiety Than Pills

Meditation May Be More Effective To Treat Anxiety Than Pills

In a world of constant noise and stimulation, it might seem difficult to find any kind of tranquility. With the skyrocketing rates of prescribed anxiety medication and a growing level of neurosis, people are having a lot of trouble cutting through all the ruckus to actually enjoy some peace and quiet. That’s why neuroscientists have […]

Women, Take Up Your Hoes!

Women, Take Up Your Hoes!

The smell of fresh moist soil is thick in the air. My hands are covered in dirt, caked under my nails. In front of me is a beautiful, vivid, green little tomato plant, just a baby still; but I can see how its leaves are beginning to grow, the pink hued stem now donning little […]