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Emergency-like situation, says Left after arrest of JNU students’ union president

JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy for holding an anti-national event inside the university premises, was on Friday remanded to three-day police custody by a Delhi court. 73 more words

7,000 RTs and I'll be wanting to Make America Great Again?

“I used to call myself a single-issue voter on the essential question of defending civilization against its terrorist enemies and their totalitarian protectors, and on that “issue” I hope I can continue to expose and oppose any ambiguity.

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Politics

Texas Preacher Given Citation For "Offending People" For Speaking Off Campus at the University of Texas

There is a new disturbing video that seems to reaffirm the growing intolerance for free speech on (or in this case near) our campuses. In the confrontation between a preacher named Joshua and University of Texas at Austin police, the preacher was told that, even though he was not on campus, he was still guilty of “offending someone” with this speech and would be given a citation. 219 more words

Society

Pakistani Government Bans Valentine's Day As "Insult" To Islam

Pakistan is the latest Muslim country to ban a holiday as a threat to Islam. In this case, it is not Christmas but Valentine’s Day. The Interior Ministry has proclaimed that the harmless holiday is now deemed an “insult” to Islam and banned by order of Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan (right). 74 more words

Society

Define 'Progressive'

Among us so-called “progressives”, we have more disagreements on what we should stand for than what the average outsider may think.

Me? I identify as egalitarian – not feminist. 434 more words

Clinton

CAREFUL WITH THOSE ANTI-CORRUPTION TWEETS: TWITTER LAUNCHES ORWELLIAN ‘COUNCIL’ TO CURB DISSENT

Twitter announced it will be joining in the pro-censorship campaigns currently sweeping social media under the familiar guise defenders of liberty and free speech love to hate: terrorism. 41 more words

NEWS