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Chicago Tribune
Can Sanders' civil rights experience at U. of C. translate on campaign trail?When Bernie Sanders attended the University of Chicago in the early 1960s, the
Can Sanders' civil rights experience at U. of C. translate on campaign trail?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
When Bernie Sanders attended the University of Chicago in the early 1960s, the campus was a bastion of political progressivism — one that nurtured the socialist positions the U.S. senator and presidential candidate now trumpets. "The U. of C. had a... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Bluster’ would have irked Ruth FirstINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe painting of Ruth First by Ben Slow in Orlando Soweto. Firs
‘Bluster’ would have irked Ruth First
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe painting of Ruth First by Ben Slow in Orlando Soweto. First's "sharp criticism and her impatience with bluster earned her enemies and she was often feared in political debate. However, she was not dogmatic", according to a the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Plague of American AuthoritarianismAuthoritarianism in the American collective psyche and in what might be called
The Plague of American Authoritarianism
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
Authoritarianism in the American collective psyche and in what might be called traditional narratives of historical memory is always viewed as existing elsewhere. Viewed as an alien and demagogic political system, it is primarily understood as a mode... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Children of a Lesser God, Part 1Children of a Lesser God Part 1 By Richard Girard "Advocates of capitalism ar
Children of a Lesser God, Part 1
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
Children of a Lesser God Part 1 By Richard Girard "Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Israel's torture method: Force-feedingMiri Regev, Israel's Minister of Culture and Sports, supports torture. She is
Israel's torture method: Force-feeding
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Miri Regev, Israel's Minister of Culture and Sports, supports torture. She is not alone. Joining her is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and nearly all ministers and members of Knesset in his coalition have followed suit. Although almost half of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The banality of evil in Malaysia – Kee Thuan Chye Published: 15 August 2015 2:49 PM Fifty-four years ago, Jewish writer-philos
The banality of evil in Malaysia – Kee Thuan Chye
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 15 August 2015 2:49 PM Fifty-four years ago, Jewish writer-philosopher Hannah Arendt came up with the concept of “the banality of evil” after she covered the trial of Adolf Eichmann for... Read more
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Hamilton News
Violence as a sport and spectacleThe senseless killing of Cecil the lion is deeply disturbing not only because o
Violence as a sport and spectacle
Hamilton News / Posted 19 days ago
The senseless killing of Cecil the lion is deeply disturbing not only because of the savage death of such a beautiful animal, but also because of its wider implications regarding the culture and spectacle of violence in the United States. What was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forgiveness Policies Reflect Diferent RealitiesThis week we bring you JusticeInfo.Net Head of Project Pierre Hazan's conclusio
Forgiveness Policies Reflect Diferent Realities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
This week we bring you JusticeInfo.Net Head of Project Pierre Hazan's conclusion in our series on policies of forgiveness after mass crimes. Having looked at the Central African Republic, Rwanda, Burundi, former Yugoslavia and South Africa, he takes... Read more
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The Columbian
Will: Iran deal is bad historyIt came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet
Will: Iran deal is bad history
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, N.M. The anniversary underscored that the agreement attempts... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
George Will: With Iran deal, Obama makes bad historyIt came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet
George Will: With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 29 days ago
It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The anniversary underscored that the agreement... Read more
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Philly.com
The price of arroganceFirst, the agreement comprehensively abandons President Obama's original goal o
The price of arrogance
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
First, the agreement comprehensively abandons President Obama's original goal of dismantling the infrastructure of Iran's nuclear-weapons program. Second, as the administration became more yielding with Iran, it became more dishonest with... Read more
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Boston Herald
Will: Obama's overreach on Iran deal merits rebukeWASHINGTON — It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement w
Will: Obama's overreach on Iran deal merits rebuke
Boston Herald / Posted a month ago
WASHINGTON — It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The anniversary underscored that the... Read more
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