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Category: Economy

Drink It, Eat It, Wear It, Just Don't Grow It — It's Illegal! (And It Shouldn't Be.)

OK, OK. You can’t smoke hemp — well, you can but you’ll just get a headache. But you can build a house with it, make beautiful clothes with it, and improve your health too. It’s a crazy-useful plant that’s good for the environment. George Washington farmed it, but we don’t grow it in the U.S.…

Maybe There’s So Many Men In Power Because There’s Only Been Half The Competition In The Workplace

Women are about half the population but only 4.8% of Fortune 500 company CEOs. The world is filled to the brim with smart women. So why don’t we see more women in corporate positions? Read more: http://upworthy.com/maybe-theres-so-many-men-in-power-because-theres-only-been-half-the-competition-in-the-workplace

There Was A President Who Faced Another Debt Ceiling Crisis. You'll Be Surprised Who It Was.

Words of common sense from a president who had his fans and his detractors — still does, for that matter. Think those who are riding the edge of debt default will listen to him? Me neither. Read more: http://upworthy.com/there-was-a-president-who-faced-another-debt-ceiling-crisis-youll-be-surprised-who-it-was

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9

They Were The Last Ones To March With MLK. See What They're Up To Now.

Some of the same sanitation workers that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died fighting for in 1968 are trying to get a small pension from the city of Memphis; they currently survive on just Social Security upon retirement. I stand with them. How about you? Read more: http://upworthy.com/they-were-the-last-ones-to-march-with-mlk-see-what-theyre-up-to-now