Thursday, December 20, 2018

Architect of U.S. racist policies described as strange dude by elementary teacher

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/stephen-miller-3rd-grade-teacher_us_5bbe815de4b0b27cf47a54b9?ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000016&section=politics Several people from Miller’s life have recently expressed far more substantial concerns about him than his former teacher, decrying his anti-immigrant and nativist policies in particular. As one of the youngest and arguably most influential advisers to President Donald Trump, Miller is behind some of the administration’s most notorious and racist

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#Who #Knew #Sex #Makes #Us #Happy #Fulfilled #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201707/the-secret-reason-sex-is-so-good-your-relationship As the authors concluded, “Hence, sex seems not only beneficial because of its physiological or hedonic effects … but because it promotes a stronger and more positive connection with the partner” (p. 296). Over time, such experiences build to strengthen the bonds between partners, meaning that their long-term relationship satisfaction

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NZ identified as a destination country for human trafficking since 2004

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11711211 He charged them exorbitant fees and then exploited them upon arrival by forcing them to work illegally and live in overcrowded conditions, underpaying them and threatening them with deportation if they complained. The court heard how the workers felt "betrayed" by Ali and how many are still thousands of dollars in

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Misinformation and military sexual assault

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2016/09/08/no-trump-and-lauer-military-sexual-assaults-are-not-about-men-and-women-having-sex/ These findings show that military sexual assault is not a male-and-female problem, as Trump says, or that it should be expected as long as women serve in the military, as Lauer suggests. Their statements indicate a fundamental misunderstanding of sexual assault. Rape and sexual assaults are crimes of violence, power and

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