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Some thoughts on NXNE's Action Bronson show

This post is prompted by the Action Bronson concert situation in Toronto right now. (short summary: artist with violent misogynistic lyrics is set to play a public square, some people started a petition to stop this, organizer responded: … 1,414 more words

Ranting

U.S. ‘Progressive’ Magazines Deep-Sixed Senator Sanders’s Incipient Presidential Campaign

Eric Zuesse
WashingtonsBlog

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont might be the most progressive of all U.S. Senators — only two Senators are even contenders for that spot, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachussetts, and neither of them has campaigned at all for the Presidency. 798 more words

Headlines/Top Stories

The Photo Chicago Cops Didn't Want You To See

Two white cops posing with rifles as they stand over a black man lying on his belly with deer antlers on his head. For years, the image was kept under wraps. 592 more words

Institutional

Students seek trigger warnings for disturbing class content

When Sage Beatson sat down in her Canadian literature class at Dalhousie University last year, she found herself encountering vivid descriptions of a violent rape. Without warning. 1,229 more words

Online

Is Monsanto evil?

Yes. Are genetically modified foods dangerous? Possibly. Could science find out if they are? Yes.

Monsanto’s practices run contrary to science, which is ironic when the corporation depends on science for its profits. 502 more words

Health

Should Authors Shun or Cooperate With Chinese Censors?

“A report by the PEN American Center, which found some books were expurgated by Chinese censors without the authors even knowing it, called on those who want their works published in the lucrative Chinese market to be vigilant, and recommended a set of principles in dealing with publishers. 38 more words

Ethics

masterbation,a lonely marathon or a regular oil change

I cannot remember the last time i spoke to the man on the street about Masturbation.

Its a strange topic, a slippery slope to introduce at the best of times and one with possible lethal consequences if introduced in the wrong place, making you a social pariah quicker than you can blink. 414 more words