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CvltureFeaturedHistorySocial Justice

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or

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CvltureFeaturedSocial Justice

The Downtown Eastside (DTES) was once called Kem Kem a-Ley, the Place of the Maples. Since time immemorial the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh Nations would come and collect maple for paddle making, essential for sea and river faring peoples. In colonized memory, it was a mill; then Japantown; then

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CvltureFeaturedHistorySocial Justice

EARTH RITUALS is the creation of a Portland, OR-based herbalist whose goal it is to preserve the energies and spirit of flowers and herbs in the form of flower essences, tinctures and elixirs. Using traditional folk methods of preservation, Earth Rituals uses organic cane alcohol and raw local honey to turn

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BizarreFeaturedInterviewsSocial Justice

Recently, I did a reading for a man who tried to convince me to become a psychiatrist “Listen, you can put in the work, become the establishment, and help kids that grew up like you,” he said. “You can make a lot of money, I know a psychologist that’s also

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CvltureHistorySocial Justice

The following is part one in a two-part essay on racism in the criminal justice system of America. This article will detail the policy decisions at a national level that have contributed to the institutionalization of racism in the American criminal justice system.     When I am not running

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CvltureDIYFeaturedSocial Justice

Over the course of my very fledgling Left Hand Path adventure, my endless explorations of myths and mysteries, I have found that certain cyclical peaks and valleys seem to be foundational and sometimes accidentally universal amongst self-identified LHP seekers. I personally found my way onto the Left Hand Path via

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