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"Good God, Lousy World, and Me" by Holly Burkhalter

It took me a little while to make it all the way through this book because I couldn’t stop crying– sad and happy tears. There were so many times when all I could do was shake my head and laugh and think… 708 more words

Social Issues

Cartoon Classic - 2: Dr. Dan explains gentrification

This one is from 1980 – by Gary Trudeau, of course.

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Urban Planning

Practice What You Preach: Social Justice and Staying Consistent

I’ve thought long and hard about what I want this blog to be about. I have some ideas but, for now, I figure I can use it to share my thoughts on things like everyone else with a blog. 922 more words

Musings

Barbara Kay: For TV moms and dads, two different standards

In the past, television ad-makers rarely have dared make fun of moms. But dads usually have been seen as fair game for satirical commercials portraying fathers as immature slovens or domestic incompetents. 680 more words

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Drones and the Post-Heroic World of Conflict

Tate Krasner is a junior at Boston College majoring in International Studies with minors in Chinese and Russian.

Early on the morning of May 2nd, 2011, two American stealth helicopters crossed over the Pakistani b­­­order undetected en route to the city of Abbottabad. 1,122 more words

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