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Salon.com
My heartbreaking journey to Gitmo: A widow, a military prison & the enigma of human compassionJan. 11, 2016, marked the 14th anniversary of “ the national shame” called Gua
My heartbreaking journey to Gitmo: A widow, a military prison & the enigma of human compassion
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Jan. 11, 2016, marked the 14th anniversary of “ the national shame” called Guantánamo Bay. As of this writing, there are still 91 men in the prison, down from its highest point of 779. Some of them have been there since 2002, several months after... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Marxist scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood had a towering intellectBarely five feet tall but considered an intellectual giant, Marxist scholar and
Marxist scholar Ellen Meiksins Wood had a towering intellect
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Barely five feet tall but considered an intellectual giant, Marxist scholar and political science professor Ellen Meiksins Wood was instrumental in making Toronto’s York University a centre for the radical critique of social and political thought... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek theater lowers curtain on political violence play as censorship row buildsATHENS: The cancellation of a Greek National Theatre play critics had attacked
Greek theater lowers curtain on political violence play as censorship row builds
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
ATHENS: The cancellation of a Greek National Theatre play critics had attacked as glorifying convicted killers has ignited a debate on political violence and art censorship in the country that began staging theater around 2,600 years ago. The "Nash... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek theatre lowers curtain on political violence play as censorship row buildsATHENS: The cancellation of a Greek National Theatre play critics had attacked
Greek theatre lowers curtain on political violence play as censorship row builds
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
ATHENS: The cancellation of a Greek National Theatre play critics had attacked as glorifying convicted killers has ignited a debate on political violence and art censorship in the country that began staging theatre around 2,600 years ago. The "Nash... Read more
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Junkee
No Shame: The Science Behind Why Most Australians Feel Okay About Tormenting Asylum Seekers This article is the first in a two-part series. Part two will be published to
No Shame: The Science Behind Why Most Australians Feel Okay About Tormenting Asylum Seekers
Junkee / Posted 5 days ago
This article is the first in a two-part series. Part two will be published tomorrow. Pakistani refugee Shahraz Kayani waited five years for the Immigration... Read more
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Slate
The Religious Right Is Losing Its Influence. Donald Trump Is the Proof.Last Wednesday evening, a few hundred Christian conservatives gathered at Noah’
The Religious Right Is Losing Its Influence. Donald Trump Is the Proof.
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Last Wednesday evening, a few hundred Christian conservatives gathered at Noah’s Event Venue in suburban Des Moines for a rally with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. It featured leading figures from both the local and national... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ten things we learned at the Theatre of Change Symposium1. We need to become more body conscious If this year’s Abbey symposium choose
Ten things we learned at the Theatre of Change Symposium
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
1. We need to become more body conscious If this year’s Abbey symposium chooses too wide a theme to fully cohere, it is helpful to root discussions in physical terms. When the choreographer Fearghus Ó Conchúir speaks eloquently about dance,... Read more
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International Business Times
Adolf Eichmann: 13 facts about the 'banaliity of evil' who remained defiant until the end Wednesday 27 January marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day across the
Adolf Eichmann: 13 facts about the 'banaliity of evil' who remained defiant until the end
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday 27 January marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day across the world with events in schools, youth clubs and places of worship. But along with remembering the six million Jews who died at the Nazi party, Israel decided to mark the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Never has our futur
Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look... Read more
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TribLIVE
Personality Test: Lynn Zelevansky Neighborhoods Since then, she has instituted a variety of participatory an
Personality Test: Lynn Zelevansky
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Neighborhoods Since then, she has instituted a variety of participatory and experimental programs at the museum, some under the auspices of the new Hillman Photography Initiative.... Read more
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ORF Wien
Werbung entscheidet über "Öffi"-WartehäuschenWerbung entscheidet über „Öffi“-Wartehäuschen In der Seestadt Aspern sind die
Werbung entscheidet über "Öffi"-Wartehäuschen
ORF Wien / Posted 12 days ago
Werbung entscheidet über „Öffi“-Wartehäuschen In der Seestadt Aspern sind die Bewohner mit der „Öffi“-Anbindung unzufrieden. Auch fehlende Wartehäuschen sorgen für Unmut. Diese werden in Wien nur gebaut, wenn genug Menschen die Werbung darauf... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nathi Mthethwa - Social Cohesion Ambassadors On Building the Nation and Eradicating RacismRemarks by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, at the meeting
Minister Nathi Mthethwa - Social Cohesion Ambassadors On Building the Nation and Eradicating Racism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Remarks by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, at the meeting of social cohesion ambassadors on building the nation and eradicating racism, Johannesburg And every new year presents an opportunity for us to renew our commitments to... Read more
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Christian Today
Have humans always been prone to evil, and can we learn our way out of it?Part of the human remains found at Nataruk A bloodthirsty massacre of 27 peopl
Have humans always been prone to evil, and can we learn our way out of it?
Christian Today / Posted 16 days ago
Part of the human remains found at Nataruk A bloodthirsty massacre of 27 people... When my radio woke me up this morning, I feared the worst. Where had this terrible crime occurred? Soon enough I realised I could calm down. It had happened ten... Read more
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The Forward
Was the Holocaust Made Possible by Demise of European States?In his 2010 book “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin,” historian Timo
Was the Holocaust Made Possible by Demise of European States?
The Forward / Posted 21 days ago
In his 2010 book “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin,” historian Timothy Snyder examined the mass murders committed by the Nazi and Stalinist regimes as two aspects of a single history. That book rethought some key assumptions of both... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Feminism back on A-level syllabus after ANOTHER Government U-turnTory schools minister Nick Gibb has now said all politics students will be give
Feminism back on A-level syllabus after ANOTHER Government U-turn
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
Tory schools minister Nick Gibb has now said all politics students will be given "the opportunity to study the core ideas of feminism" and exam boards were already making changes to the final content. He admitted the Government did not properly... Read more
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Evening Standard
Feminism to be included in A-level politics syllabusFeminism will be included in the A-level politics syllabus after campaigners cr
Feminism to be included in A-level politics syllabus
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
Feminism will be included in the A-level politics syllabus after campaigners criticised the government for dropping all references to the movement from its new draft curriculum. Schools minister Nick Gibb said all politics students would be given... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Great ForgettingAmerica's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage me
The Great Forgetting
Op-Ed News / Posted 26 days ago
America's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage means it has lost touch with its past, obliterated its understanding of the present, crushed its capacity to transform itself through self-reflection and self-criticism, and... Read more

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