A Bevy Of Famous Ladies Sing Along To This 50-Year-Old Classic. Wow. This Song Is Magic.

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I had never listened to Lesley Gore’s 1964 song “You Don’t Own Me” and thought of the power of women just saying that phrase together: “YOU. DON’T. OWN. ME.” Not to our special someones … but to our government. Until now! Dayum! Gauntlet thrown! The ladies behind this magical mash-up of celebrity lady faces did. […]

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You Probably Don’t Own A Horse And Buggy Or Pan For Gold. So Why Are You Interneting Like It’s 1899?

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Maybe you haven’t heard, but right now the freedom of the Internet is in serious jeopardy. As in, giant corporations that control our access to the Internet are on the verge of turning it into cable TV. Gross. We need to take a trip down memory lane and change how we think about the Internet […]

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A Man Who Prosecuted Nazis Gives Us 3 Totally Fundamental Requirements For World Peace

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These three fundamental requirements seem pretty reasonable. Seeing as he prosecuted war criminals during the famed Nuremberg Trials, I have a feeling he knows what he’s talking about. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-man-who-prosecuted-nazis-gives-us-3-totally-fundamental-requirements-for-world-peace-6

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Jon Stewart Of America Meets The Jon Stewart Of Egypt, And Hilarity Ensues

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Last summer, Jon Stewart stopped by the Egyptian TV show “Al Bernameg,” hosted by the brave and hilarious Bassem Youssef (dubbed by some “Egypt’s Jon Stewart”). Amidst the silliness, they end up having a pretty poignant discussion about the power of humor and satire in difficult situations from New York to Cairo and everywhere in […]

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This Girl Lost Her Mom, Her Grandma, And Her Hearing. So Why Is This Rock Band Playing Her A Song?

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Diana Blanco, 17, is hearing-impaired and lost her mother, her grandmother, and her grandfather in a raid on an Arizona shoe factory. They were charged with felonies simply for working under the radar, leaving Diana and her younger sisters to fend for themselves. This band happened to have people who knew how to sign. So […]

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Why Are Her Baby Pictures Under Surveillance?

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Our right to a free and open Internets has been under threat lately. The NSA — btw, that stands for the National Security Agency, which has the fancy responsibility of analyzing and acting upon security data — has gotten into the habit of spying on Americans with no justification (including 12 spies who were using […]

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The Highly Compelling Case For Wealth Redistribution Made By The Exact Right Person

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Sen. Bernie Sanders has been laser-focused on one issue for decades, and it might be time for the government to start making moves. This whole speech is riddled with hugely important thoughts, but some highlights for me were average wages for men and women at 8:19, our changing government at 14:29, and the amount of […]

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