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Mr. President, Here's How to Help Ferguson Today: Give Youth Access to Federally Funded Jobs

In California, leaders of North Bay Organizing Project honored the 49th anniversary of regulations governing hiring on federal construction and other contracts by calling for changes that would help put America back to work and make sure employment of people of color more closely tracks with their participation in the work force. Show More Summary

Morning Must-Read: Michael Lewis: Occupational Hazards of Working on Wall Street

Michael Lewis: Occupational Hazards of Working on Wall Street: "Technology entrepreneurship will never have the power to displace big Wall Street banks... > the central nervous system of America’s youth, in part because tech entrepreneurship...Show More Summary

Experts Warn Another Wave of Central American Youths To Come

Experts are anticipating that another wave of unaccompanied minors from Central America will make their way northward to illegally enter the United States. "The situation in Central America has not changed, we have the same problemsShow More Summary

David Provost And Gary Torgow Of Talmer Bank & Trust Are Dedicated To Curing Financial Illiteracy In America’s Youth

It is an oft repeated cliché that “children are the future,” but what does that mean in this second decade of the 21st century? Apart from obviously catering to their material needs and welfare, the buzzword when referring to “the future” is education. Show More Summary

'Meet The McCardles' Hilariously Tackles 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

'Ex-Gay' therapy is perhaps one of the biggest threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in America -- and what better way to skewer how ridiculous it is than through some good ol' sketch comedy. This hilarious video,...Show More Summary

MTV, Logo To Air Laverne Cox Documentary On Transgender Youth

Orange Is The New Black actress Laverne Cox has announced a new documentary that highlights the lives of transgender youth in America. Cox, who made history as the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy in an acting category,...Show More Summary

Hostels: Not Just For Kids

If you think hostel travel is just for backpackers and college kids, think again. The bare-bones youth hostel of old has been reinvented, especially in Europe, Latin America and Asia, as a comfortable, interesting, yet still-affordable...Show More Summary

Electric Youth releasing debut LP on Secretly Canadian, going on North American tour (dates, streams, video)

by Andrew Sacher photo by Chris Muir We recently posted that College is touring North America this fall and now it's been announced that his "A Real Hero" partners Electric Youth will be doing the same. The Toronto duo will...

After Boy Scouts Split Over Openly Gay Youth, Christian Alternative Trail Life USA Draws More Than 14K Members in Less Than a Year

Trail Life USA, a new "unapologetically Christian" alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, has attracted more than 14,000 members since it launched in January, and about half are former Boy Scouts who left the organization after it lifted its ban on openly gay youth last year.

FRC writer: We need 'proper ammunition' to reshape anti-LGBT culture

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Citing the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay youth without a court forcing them to do so as well as the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade's just announced agreement to allow one LGBT group to...

Armond White: Our Culture Became Split Into Two Americas in 2004

Interesting essay from White, though others make some points against it (with varying degrees of merit). Decades of Hollywood?s and the news media?s chasing after uneducated youth, fostering an undiscriminating market (disguised as populism), have finally paid off with a...

Exclusive: Secret new tape exposes Kochs’ ludicrous strategy to win over America

Takeaway from secret panel on outreach to women, Latinos and youth? Dems should fear Koch money, but not messaging

Podcast: Ferguson, Class Divisions & Why Community May Reject Voting as Key Answer to Injustice

The stark reality is police in America have gunned down black youth in the streets many, many times prior to Michael Brown’s death. Why did this act of police brutality lead to such a show of incredible rage and protest from a community?

College touring North America (dates)

French electronic musician College (aka David Grellier), who, among other things, contributed the song "A Real Hero" with Electric Youth to the Drive soundtrack, will be returning to North America for a tour here this fall. The tour kicks...

MTV Had No Idea a Homeless Teen Would Accept Miley Cyrus' Award

Miley Cyrus got people talking during Sunday's Video Music Awards, using her win for Video of the Year as a platform for homeless youth in America Cyrus yielded her acceptance speech spotlight to Jesse Helt, a homeless teen currently...Show More Summary

The Way Miley Cyrus ‘Raised Awareness’ For Homeless Youth At The VMAs Reeked Of Macklemore

Getting naked and twerking on stage doesn't quite do it anymore for America, so she had to resort to something even more scandalous than getting naked. And what's more scandalous for a celebrity than for her to use her moment in the spotlight to highlight a good cause. Show More Summary

Homeless Youth Accepts Miley Cyrus' VMA Award With Touching Speech

Another VMAs, another shocking Miley Cyrus moment This time, though, Cyrus wasn't making headlines for twerking. She used her Moonman-win to shed light on the problem of homeless youth in America. After Miley was announced as the winner...Show More Summary

Arizona House candidate Andy Tobin says immigrants might have Ebola

One of Tobin's "constituents." Aaaaaaaaaaaagh. [Arizona congressional candidate Andy Tobin] says he's hearing about worries from constituents that the recent wave of undocumented youth from Central America could cause an Ebola outbreak in the United States. "Anything's now possible," Tobin said last week. Show More Summary

You can’t blame the youth

There’s a youth movement going on! Chuck Todd has replaced John McCain as the host of “Meet the Press”, cool stoner icon Rand Paul is on his way to Central America, and everyone’s favorite hip young gunslinger is filling in at the internets’ preeminent reader-supported blog. I was at a meeting the other day where [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Johnny Manziel Corrupts Youth of America, Gives Washington Sideline the Finger (GIFs)

Richie Incognito is a walking dictionary of racial and homophobic slurs, Jim Irsay was arrested with a suitcase full of narcotics and $29,000 in cash, Ray Rice punched his wife, and Aaron Hernandez executed three people. You would think, at this point, it would be pretty hard to scandalize NFL fans. But no. During their […]

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