Chronic Tonic at VOTS-The Doctor Appointment

So, I go to the doctor yesterday and towards the end of the visit I mention--hey, I've been watching every single thing I put in my mouth for a good six weeks now and that damn scale hasn't moved. I do not understand it! I'm doing the same exact thing that has always, always worked for me before and nothing! Is this because I'm fifty now? I mean, wtf?

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Gender Prison: Winning in the Four-letter States

Name the states with four letters.

Iowa, Ohio, Utah. These states don't exactly inspire transpeople with confidence about the prospect for progress. Iowa has done the best of the three, of course, but Ohio has mostly been known by us as one of the states that refuses to issue changed birth certificates. And Utah is…well…Utah.

But we have indeed had some progress in these places.

Those stories and more on the inside.

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Hellraisers Journal: 25,000 Silk Workers on Strike

Wednesday, March 11, 1903

West Virginia-Mother Jones takes on the the Coal Operators as she works as a paid organizer for the United Mine Workers of America. She reports directly to John Mitchell, President of the Union. He has recently written to her: "I am sorry not to have met you on your visit to Indianapolis, as I should have liked to talk over with you the situation in that field. I deeply appreciate what you say, Mother, concerning the future. I have always felt that I could count upon your friendship." The West Virginia field, at that time, was considered to be the most dangerous one for a Union Organizer.

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Obama Slashes Native American Healthcare

          When compared to the U.S. population as a whole, Native Americans face serious healthcare issues in a disproportionate manner. The rate of diabetes for Native Americans is twice that of the general American population. Indeed, the Pima Indian Tribe located in Arizona, has the sad distinction of having highest rate of diabetes in the world. The suicide rate for Native Americans is approximately 74% higher than it is for the rest of the population.

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Anti-Capitalist Meetup: The West Virginia Court-Martial of Mother Jones by JayRaye

  
From the cover of the International Socialist Review of March 1913

MOTHER JONES ARRIVES IN WEST VIRGINIA

June 11, 1912
Charleston Gazette Interview with Mother Jones

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