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Summer Reading 2015

In last year’s summer reading, I focused high schools’ and colleges’ lists of “must reads.”  This year I will focus on the “must NOT read” list — Banned Books. 85 more words


We run down the most controversial advertisements in fashion history — nudity, fetishism, scheduled drugs, and social-political provocation are all touchstones of this very NSFW VFILES.DATA transmission. 12 more words


Trigger warning: Patently offensive 'Choose Life' license plate could spark road rage

It was last week that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that New York State was within its rights to ban “Choose Life” license plates on the grounds that they are “patently offensive” and could provoke incidents of road rage. 270 more words

US Politics

The rise and fall of Jon Jones

His name is Jon Jones.

Born July 19th 1987, in New York, USA.

But the world wouldn’t really know anything about him until…

August 9th, 2008. 520 more words


Pakistan's left arm spinner Raza Hassan banned for 2 years on doping Charge

Another young Pakistani talented cricket will be left in obscurity. This time it was left arm spinner Raza Hassan who was banned by PCB for using of illegal substances. 153 more words


Sri Lanka’s New President Puts Immediate Ban on Glyphosate Herbicides ... Sustainable Pulse

More on glyphosate … another nation bans it. Since its reclassification by WHO to a class 2A carcinogen, many countries are moving to protect the public: 93 more words


2015 Reading Challenge- A Banned Book

 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Written By: Sherman Alexie

Published By: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Read: April 4-6, 2015

Rating:  325 more words

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