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The Privileged Indian: Liberal or Otherwise

By Raj Shekhar Sen

Here’s the rub, if you will. Yes, something  so terrible has happened – the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri, India, on the suspicion of possessing and eating beef – that it has shattered  our belief in humanity, making many Indians feel sad and pessimistic. 1,621 more words


Mostra Ecofalante promove debates sobre questões ambientais na Baixada Santista

Além das exibições gratuitas de filmes, a Mostra Ecofalante de Cinema Ambiental promove em Santos e Cubatão uma série de debates com especialistas sobre temas como a rota ilegal do lixo eletrônico, a produção de alimentos sem agrotóxicos, a vida nas favelas, a poluição gerada por resíduos sólidos, entre outros. 739 more words


Christians oppose demand for ban on Agnes of God: Press Statement

We, the following signatories,  object to Mr. Joseph Dias, Secretary, Catholic Secular Forum, issuing press statements, representing himself as the spokesperson of the entire community while he seeks bans on films and plays on the ground that they hurt the sentiments of the Catholic religious community in India.  917 more words


"Citizen Carly," AT&T Exec Comes Out For Fiorina; And Learning From Mistakes *Open Thread*

You may have heard that a documentary was going to come out about Carly Fiorina . The documentary is intended to more fully inform people of who Fiorina is since she isn’t as much of a household name as some other candidates running. 1,428 more words

Thoughts and prayers need action too

I’ve been debating with myself on whether or not I should post what you’re about to read. And it seems as though I’ve won.

Usually, I try to avoid engaging in obnoxious debates — those arguments that should be taken seriously, but neither side is willing to compromise and reach a mutual, beneficial solution. 1,397 more words


Unpacking the politics: Analyzing the final leaders' debate

Tom Mulcair put in a strong performance at the final leaders’ debate of this federal election campaign, analysts say, but it may not have been enough to convince Quebecers to stick with the NDP on Oct. 340 more words