You haven’t TRULY lived at the crossroads of technology and community until you’ve joined a neighborhood Facebook group. In the best of times, these groups serve as great organizing tools for neighbors looking to connect with each other, demand better living conditions, and spread info about housing availability.

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9/11 survivors still aren’t getting the healthcare they need. But Jon Stewart isn’t giving up on them.

“The idea that 18 years later they’re still tugging on the hemline on the government to get this bill through and get it funded properly is truly beyond comprehension."

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Is there anything less politically controversial than providing health care for the first responders on the scene after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001? You’d think it’s a total a no-brainer, an easy win for elected leaders on both sides of the aisle. Republicans get to show their resolute support for those fighting the war on terror and Democrats get to double down on their compassion and support of expanding social services to those most in need.

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Valentine’s Day isn’t the only day in February dedicated to showing love. February 17th was Random Acts of Kindness Day, so if you felt the world getting a little brighter, that might be why.

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This Interactive Map Reveals The Richest Zip Codes In America

If you want to get to the richest neighborhood in America, you’re going to need a boat.

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It stands to reason that, as the United States’ largest cities reside close to its east and west coasts, that the distribution of the country’s richest neighborhoods would follow a similar pattern. It’s still kind of surprising, however, to see that 9 of the 10 most affluent zip codes in America are in coastal states.

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Why Did America Forget About Rajneeshpuram?

Former members speak out about life in the cult featured in “Wild Wild Country.”

It was an architectural marvel, a city that seemingly sprung from the earth. For just a handful of years in the 1980s, the disciples of an Indian guru named Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh turned a remote, wind-whipped plot of land in Eastern Oregon into an oasis of peace, love, and, eventually, guns.

The sprawling compound — called Rajneeshpuram, Rancho Rajneesh, or simply, “the ranch” — became its own city almost overnight, with plumbing, sewers, roads, and even a shopping mall. Amid the scrub brush, there were suddenly thousands of residents, all clad in shades of burnt orange, crimson, and magenta.

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Meet the All-Women Bike Crew Running Gentrifiers Out Of Town

The group is the subject of a new documentary.

Almost six years ago, Xela de la X, a local Los Angeles community activist and musician, organized the first Luna Ride, a nighttime bicycling event that takes place beneath the full moon. This event marked the founding of the Ovarian Psycos, a collective of brown and black women who are reclaiming the night, the streets, and cycling, as their own in a city that is famously hostile to both cyclists and women of color. The Ovarian Psycos are no novelty, however—they’re representative of a new shift in the world of cycling, which has a reputation for being excessively white and male-dominated.

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