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    I love coffee.  Coffee and I are in a non-exclusive lifetime partnership.  When I’m traveling, and I haven’t seen a coffee shop in more than ten minutes, I start to sweat. But like all long term love affairs, it’s complicated and things change. Most coffee drinkers I know, be they bean purists or sludge-savoring populists […]

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    This story was originally published on Everyday Feminism and has been reproduced here with their permission. It’s no secret that money is exchanged at uncomfortably high rates throughout all of the United States. From the political sphere utilizing lobbyists, pay-offs, bailouts, and under-the-table bribery, the system seems almost too far gone to even try and correct. […]

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    It’s move-in week at my university, and the local Target is overrun with college kids, from wide-eyed freshman buying boxes of Top Ramen to seasoned seniors shopping for curtains and pillows for their apartment. Target as a whole has impressed me with its emphasis on LGBTQ equality, environmentalism, and workplace diversity—but as I do my own […]

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