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Why is a Climate Change denier at a Climate Change Workshop offered by a Research University?

In a world of “fake news” why did a respected institution such as Florida International University invite a popular climate change denier to speak at a conference where students and journalists are being trained about how to report on the subject? 707 more words

Janelle Monáe, J. Cole, Jaden Smith denounce Kanye West for supporting Trump

Kanye West has spent much of the day defending his “brother” Donald Trump, who share a common bond over “dragon energy.” “Free thinkers don’t fear retaliation for your thoughts. 697 more words

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Jackson spotlights the frustration with poor White House vetting

Republican lawmakers and aides have grown increasingly frustrated with the White House over the last several days — tied in part to the unconventional nomination of Dr. 1,533 more words

Politics

Song of the Day: Prince, "Controversy"

Controversy (1981) is the fourth studio album by Prince, and the first to associate him with the color purple.  Controversy is the first Prince album to use his characteristic “sensational spelling.”  The song reached #3 on the… 7 more words

Song Of The Day

Pick your battles

You know the routine; someone tweets something controversial, outrage ensues, and apologies are demanded in order to maintain decorum.

Everyone’s walking on eggshells, afraid of saying something that will offend even the most marginal but vocal group of people. 294 more words

NRA supporters are blowing up their expensive Yeti coolers

The NRA’s charitable arm is calling the maker of a premium brand of cooler “unsportsmanlike” after the manufacturer ended a discount program. That’s per a  276 more words

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