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Hungary Cracks Down on Immigration

By: Kayce Champion | February 10, 2017

Hungary has been putting their foot down on the movement of immigrants around the country. “Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will introduce measures within weeks to hold immigrants in detention “shelters” indefinitely in order to stop them traveling freely within Europe” (McTague “Hungary Hardens Immigration Line”). 266 more words

The rise of Trump: a calm insurgency

Bryan Lisman | SIPA Class of 2018

To all my international friends and fellow Americans who are still dumbfounded by the new U.S. president, let me in my own way try to explain his rise. 1,067 more words

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Immediate Evacuation Order - Officials: Oroville Dam In California Expected To Fail Any Moment...

An immediate evacuation in Butte County Northern California has been issued as the Oroville Dam is expected to experience catastrophic failure at any moment.  70,000 Residents of  Downtown Oroville… 14 more words

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At FDR's 'Little White House,' A Portrait of Trump's Starkly Different Worldview - My Interview With CSMonitor

Patrik Jonsson

Staff writer |  @dixiebureau

FEBRUARY 12, 2017  WARM SPRINGS, GA.—When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gazed out from Dowdell’s Knob in April of 1945, he was greeted by a peaceful vista that contrasted, to its very horizon, with a bloodied and broken world. 196 more words

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Saturday reflection on Santa Monica, race and identity politics

Rosalind Helderman’s excellent Stephen Miller profile in the Washington Post got me sitting down to write this morning before heading out. That profile was just as inspirational as an impromptu visit to a Gardena music studio yesterday for a Grammy Week party to watch a showcase with organized by a black female violinist who shared the stage with Brooke Valentine, who performed a cover of the timeless Groove Theory joint “Tell Me.” 987 more words

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My View On Abortion. (Morality vs Freedom Of Choice.)

The Abortion Dilemma 

Timothy Venella

Decades after Roe v. Wade, abortion is still a big topic in United States politics. Republicans see it as evil, Democrats will always stand by the supreme court ruling, Green partiers believe aborting a human fetus is fine- but God forbid the fetus is an animal, and Libertarians don’t care what you do with your body. 408 more words

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Why I Lost Faith In The Democratic Party

Why I Lost Faith In The Democratic Party

Timothy Venella

At the beginning of the primary season of the 2016 Presidential Election, I thought I would be voting for a Republican. 649 more words

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