We are the 99% (99% Club Member)

We are the 99% is a political slogan widely used and coined by the Occupy movement. It was the name...
We are the 99% is a political slogan widely used and coined by the Occupy movement. It was the name of a Tumblr blog page launched in late August 2011 and is a variation on the phrase "We The 99%" from an August 2011 flyer for the New York City General Assembly. A related statistic, the 1%, refers to the top 1% wealthiest people in society that have a disproportionate share of capital, political influence, and the means of production. ...
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What is Mine to Do?

As I brainstormed the “wearable words” on my 2020Hats&Stuff products, I reminded myself of a phrase that was often used...
As I brainstormed the “wearable words” on my 2020Hats&Stuff products, I reminded myself of a phrase that was often used by my friend and mentor—"What is mine to do?”  In my naivete, along with my reverence and admiration for my friend’s work, I asked her via email if she wouldn’t mind if I used what I thought to be her often-used phrase.  After all, I didn’t want to dishonourably benefit from her body of work.  Well, my friend never responded. ...
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And The Youth Shall See Visions

Over the course of my lifetime, young people of America have stood up with their young souls, to make profound...
Over the course of my lifetime, young people of America have stood up with their young souls, to make profound changes and progress towards a more perfect Union. Just think of the end of the Vietnam War, the Freedom Fighters of the Civil Rights Movement, where young people marched, bled and lost their lives for taking a stand for voting rights. The names of Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney, young people who were killed in June 1964 in Mississippi, are etched...
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What Does “86-45” Mean?

According to the Urban Dictionary, to 86 someone or something is to remove, end usage, or take something out or...
According to the Urban Dictionary, to 86 someone or something is to remove, end usage, or take something out or away. According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, "86" is a slang term that is used in American popular culture as a transitive verb in the foodservice industry as a term to describe an item no longer being available on the menu. The dictionary suggests the term may be associated with the word "nix" ("no" or a more general prohibition). "Nix" is related...
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