A Curious Eye

A Curious Eye

My name's Ben. I'm a 22 year-old recent grad living in Seattle. I've been told my gayness is only matched by my enthusiasm.
I post my favorite news from all around the web.
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Queer - Liberalism - Activism - Student Issues- Public Transportation - Peace - Environmentalism - Politics - Law - Atheism - Vegetarianism - Feminism - Sex Positivity - Philosophy.

Austerity has been an utter disaster for the eurozone

You can’t say ‘I don’t do politics,’ because silence is a political statement
Tariq Ramadan

Story time: Barney Frank brings his wit and Washington wisdom to Harvard

It’s not crazy for Mitt Romney to run for president again

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Happy National Voter Registration Day, Tumblr.
The number one way of celebrating it? Registering to vote.
Every year, millions of eligible Americans neglect to register, which means that millions of important voices are utterly silent on Election Day. Don’t be one of them. There’s basically a 100% chance that something you care about is on the ballot, something you don’t want to be quiet about.
So be one of the loud ones. Register already. It’s an easy form that you already know all the answers to. No excuses.

staff:

Happy National Voter Registration Day, Tumblr.

The number one way of celebrating it? Registering to vote.

Every year, millions of eligible Americans neglect to register, which means that millions of important voices are utterly silent on Election Day. Don’t be one of them. There’s basically a 100% chance that something you care about is on the ballot, something you don’t want to be quiet about.

So be one of the loud ones. Register already. It’s an easy form that you already know all the answers to. No excuses.

Republicans are okay with voting for gay candidates. They are less okay with their children being gay.

Yes, President Obama is right. The 113th Congress will be the least productive in history.

At the moment, according to the Federal Register, there have only been 23 public laws enacted in the second session of the 113th Congress — a number that virtually ensures that this Congress will pass the fewest number of laws of any in history.

You Thought the Mortgage Crisis Was Over? It's About to Flare Up Again

Why Democrats and Republicans don’t understand each other

The child migrant crisis seems to be over. What happened?

Minneapolis moves toward deregulating bathrooms, allowing everyone in single-stalls

Good on them. There’s no reason to gender single-occupancy restrooms.