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I’m a business owner. I’m a professional social worker bound by a code of ethics and a set of practice standards. I have been told, by people who know better, that I can’t speak out politically. That I can’t cuss in public.... https://www.amnottheonlyone.com/leadership-im-professional/
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Hey, fellow white folk: I really appreciate all the folk standing up lately against white supremacy. Really.


 And.


Standing up against something egregious is *easy*. You look to your left and your right, and you see lots of people smiling and nodding... https://www.amnottheonlyone.com/45150-2/
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Serious content note: effects of sexual assault. Don't read this until you are in a good place to process it.
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(CN: Graphic discussion of the effects of sexual assault. Really graphic.)
Hey, Betsy DeVos. Nearly every workday I have at least one extended conversation with a fellow survivor of sexual assault, usually acquaintance rape, that is either about that sexual assault... https://www.amnottheonlyone.com/with-sexual-assault-survivors/

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Sep. 25th, 2017 01:01 pm
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QOTD: What is so important to your life that you would resort to violence to protect it?

Me: My family, the ability to read the books I want, the entire constitution.
You?

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Sep. 23rd, 2017 04:41 pm
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QOTD: In what way are you going to #TakeAKnee (and a stand) in the next week?

Me: #GrahamCassidy, #BetsyDeVos and campus rape. You?

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Sep. 23rd, 2017 02:12 am
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We can tolerate everything except intolerance: The Paradox of Tolerance
What is the Paradox of Tolerance?
Guess what, Resistance: you don’t have to be tolerant of intolerance. Intolerance of intolerance has a proud history. The paradox of tolerance, first stated by Karl Popper in 1945,... https://www.amnottheonlyone.com/paradox-of-tolerance/
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Kiteo, His Eyes Closed* (refusal to understand)
Democrats have long used the “Big Tent” metaphor for the varied sometimes shaky coalitions that make up the party. In the past, Big Tent has not always meant “take the needs of marginalized people seriously”, in part... https://www.amnottheonlyone.com/big-tent-social-justice-builds-better__trashed/
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