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Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

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How has fake news effected public opinion?54

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False Equivalence That Leans on Public Opinion Is Still False Equivalence

False Equivalence That Leans on Public Opinion Is Still False Equivalence - Derek Thompson - The Atlantic

Never forget how Jon Stewart stood up for the first responders. Just a couple of years ago he was enraged by the Senate’s inexcusable treatment of first responders. When Stewart sees an egregious injustice in the political system he tends to get fired up and has the ability to effect public opinion and influence legislators. One of the many reasons to ♥ Jon Stewart. read & ..watch (video)

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Vanishing Middle. Pew Research Center | Nonpartisan, non-advocacy public opinion polling and demographic research

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Ironically, in an increasingly uncertain world, it is easier than ever to develop increasingly certain minds. Meanwhile, reality is slowly becoming an afterthought. In 2017, let’s change all that.

Civics Interest Groups, Public Opinion, & Media Choice Board Paper-Google Drive

Civics Interest Groups, Public Opinion, and Media Choice Board and Activities Paper and Google DriveThese Interest Groups, Public Opinion, and Media Activities will cover EVERYTHING you need to plan for an engaging unit in your CIVICS or GOVERNMENT classroom!

I met a guy on some public transport once. He had an awesome taste for makeup, and I think his eye makeup looked amazing.

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