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Charmed and Sprung in Baltimore

 

It has sprung and Lord have mercy is it always beautiful out! I missed the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC because their blooming coincided with a lot of big changes including a move from one city to another…adjacent to each other, but. 284 more words

Western Media Tropes and Baltimore

Truly excellent satire is hard to find, which makes actually discovering it incredibly refreshing. Karen Attiah at the Washington Post provides such satisfaction with her article entitled… 226 more words

Cultural Reasoning

The limits of democracy: does the will of the majority always make sense?

Whatever has happened to democracy?

After the 2nd World War the consensus among the nations of the West was that the only hope for a stable world order to replace a society that had been devastated by the dictators, was a world where every citizen had a choice – a vote – in who would lead their nation and how it would be led. 1,410 more words

I'm a Citizen Journalist, What of It?

With the creation of the internet, social media and accessibility to mobile devices that can keep you updated within a moment, the way we receive and moreover contribute to news stories is rapidly changing. 146 more words

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Sunday Go to Meeting Bun

Sunday Bun

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L. A. Marzulli

… for nation will rise against nation….

Isis militants slaughter more than 300 Yazidi captives in northern Iraq after thousands were taken captive from villages  653 more words

L. A. Marzulli

More Freedom, More Problems

TUNIS, TUNISIA — Late last month, this city experienced an unprecedented public protest by members of Tunisia’s small LGBT community. Twenty young gay activists shouted slogans against homophobia and unfurled rainbow banners in front of the Bardo Museum, scene of the bloody terrorist attack that took the lives of 22 people just a few days earlier. 1,679 more words

Human Rights