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In which getting blood from a stone is more likely...

Beirut and Baghdad both blew up the other day.

Not in the happy ‘everyone got excited’ sense, but the pointless ‘psychopathic nutcases with no respect for life’ kind of way. 795 more words


Will Sniperfest Continue in 2015?

It has been one year since the 2014 Keene Pumpkin Festival and subsequent riot which spilled into the streets through the following morning. While snipers perched above the festivities for the second year in a row, no one was aware at the time that the riots would spell the end of PumpkinFest as a downtown Keene tradition. 210 more words

In which the crime doesn't fit the punishment...

One punch can kill.’ It’s been the centrepiece for anti-violence campaigns since 2007, embraced by awareness and enforcement groups across Australia. At least… 527 more words


Ford Foundation funding dries up as Modi clamps down on NGOs

A leading global charity has frozen $4 million in funding to India, squeezing aid to the poor, after a clampdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on donors deemed to be meddling in domestic politics. 683 more words


AKPF #1: Cultwell

Coming back after a break from internet broadcasts, the producers are happy to announce a new episode of AKPF #1 for cable and webcast, featuring content filmed very recently in the Keene area. 59 more words

In which the champion refuses to storm the castle until the wind's blowing just right...

Freedom of speech does not come with freedom from accountability. It’s a simple truth, and one often leads groups and organisations to self-censorship in the eternal hope of skating past controversy. 563 more words


Cameron’s extremism orders ‘could criminalise traditional Christian teaching’

Traditional Christian teaching could effectively be “criminalised” in some settings under David Cameron’s plans for new anti-extremist banning orders, a top Anglican theologian and former Parliamentary draftsman has warned. 742 more words