A visually beautiful summary of Broken Windows policing with art by Molly Crabapple.
Jessica Williams points out the classism and racism innate to Stop and Frisk policies.
And the story and video from The Nation eluded to in the Broken Windows video.
Hobby Lobby’s case went to the Supreme Court over the question of if a business has “freedom of religion.” Hobby Lobby won.
Also, a video from Last Week Tonight on corporations inappropriate uses of twitter.
High Line Art installed Zoe Leonard‘s poem “I want a president” on the High Line last October (pre-election).
Installation on the High Line. Image from thehighline.org
Original for clarity. Image from iwantapresident.wordpress.com
University of Michigan has an archive of political posters from the last 100 years. Some are high resolution files in the public domain.
image from the Labadie Collection
Comedian Nish Kumar talking about the political nature of comedy, action films, folk music, and board games.
image from tvtime.com
Though adolescent fertility rates have declined in the United States as well as nearly all western countries, the US rate is notably higher than most other western countries. These changes are not due to how early and how frequently teenagers have sex. Instead studies show contraception use and sex education have a significantly greater impact.
Unlike some other countries, the United States currently requires women to have an exam and receive a prescription before going to a pharmacy to get birth control pills. In addition, conservative politicians and companies have pushed to not require coverage of contraception, with some arguing it will entice sexual activity. Amy Schumer has parodied this process here as well as the following clip.
As to sex education, it is inconsistently offered and when available parents are able to opt out.