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Another F#@!ing Hobby Lobby Post

My country is steadily turning into a third-world police state, and people are up in arms about a Supreme Court case that asked whether the government could force Hobby Lobby to pay for… 1,310 more words

Evolution

Judging Ai Wei Wei

At the beginning of April, the largest solo exhibition to date by Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei opened to the German public at Berlin’s Martin-Gropius Bau. 912 more words

Activist

Word or the Day Wednesday June 25, 2014: Dissident

Dissident

adjective

:  disagreeing especially with an established religious or political system, organization, or belief

Origin: Latin dissident-, dissidens, present participle of dissidēre to sit apart, disagree, from… 7 more words

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Film und Gespräch zu ukrainischen Dissidenten, Berlin, 25.06.

Einladung zum Film und Gespräch zur Widerstandsbewegung der ukrainischen Dissidenten in der Sowjetunion und “Samisdat”

Wann und wo: 25.06.2014, 20 Uhr, Panda-Theater in der Kulturbrauerei, Knaackstraße 97, 10435 Berlin

Ukraine

The "Four" fractions of Thailand's dissident movement (Up-Dated)

Within Thailand’s dissident movement, there are three prevailing thoughts. First it is those that follow dissident Pavin, exiled to escape the junta in Japan, who says in Thailand there is a climate of fear. 2,066 more words

Thailand

"J'accuse ...!" (1898)

“J’accuse …!” was an open letter published on 13 January 1898 in the newspaper L’Aurore by the influential writer Émile Zola.

In the letter, Zola addressed President of France Félix Faure and accused the government of anti-Semitism and the unlawful jailing of Alfred Dreyfus, a French Army General Staff officer who was sentenced to life-long penal servitude for espionage. 4,851 more words

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