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People are leaving New York, Chicago and Los Angeles for Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Charlotte and Nashville

Since the United States is a fairly dynamic place economically and socially, there are obviously multiple tiers to any discussion of its migration patterns. To simplify, … 623 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Brief thought exercise: In higher education, research is hard. It takes time (presumably). So is there truly any incentive to actually focus on teaching?

Two quick anecdotes to jump this off:

1. Last night, I was going to a graduate school class. I ran into my friend on the steps and we stood there talking for 10-15 minutes — in the process annoying the crap out of everyone trying to pass us, no doubt — about life and school and all that. 731 more words

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The most important choice you will ever make.

 I was once read that happiness is a choice.
A decision.
A way of life. It’s not just feeling. An emotion. Or a moment.
It’s a choice. 1,089 more words

Life

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76: Wrongly Jailed Boxer Championed Justice After Winning His Own | Democracy Now!

The celebrated boxer and prisoner-rights activist Rubin “Hurricane” Carter has died at the age of 76. Carter became an international symbol of racial injustice after his wrongful murder conviction forced him to spend 19 years in prison before he was exonerated. 133 more words

Socio-Politics

"What happened in Rwanda is happening again in Central African Republic"

Site Link: What happened in Rwanda is happening again in Central African Republic

So, this is an article I found while surfing through Facebook, and having been introduced to the Rwandan genocide that occurred in 1994 in one of my high school classes, it peaked my interest. 470 more words

World Issues

Laszlo Bock and Google's resume advice is good, but it isn't the be-all and the end-all

This article from Thomas Friedman that ran in Sunday’s New York Times “How To Get A Job At Google, Part 2″ — has drawn a bunch of attention (if you’re curious, … 563 more words

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Anti Fascist Propaganda

The millions of military mercenaries

Expressing a violent disposition

Some are gun baring psychos.

Taking advantage of their position.

Just the other day I read in the news… 590 more words

Poetry