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Banned Books Week - Pt. 4: Let's Talk About Sex, Baby.

As I’m sure most of you know by now, it’s Banned Books Week and I’m running a series of blog posts discussing the banning of books to celebrate the event. 1,145 more words

Book Talk

Shutting Arab minds and mouths may lead to disaster

Sep 29,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – RAMI G. KHOURI

Is there a single thing that helps us understand why the Arab world has turned into such a horror show of dictatorships and authoritarian governments, state and private political violence, corruption on a massive scale, social polarisation, state fragmentation, and the associated phenomena of terror organisations and huge flows of refugees and displaced people? 811 more words

Asia

By the Gods, what have I become? (Parts 3 & 4)

First of all, if you wish to read part one, click here. If you wish to read part two, click here.

So, this was Wednesday’s course and I couldn’t attend :( I spent my morning waiting for the internet people to arrive and later on I geeked out on my Wireless Network course <3. 391 more words

Privacy

Occupy Anniversary~Brooklyn Bridge Arrests

(Guest post: Miriam Danielle)

It felt like a festival, a celebration of ideas – a new melting pot.

Tuesday Sept 27, 2011 began as any other ordinary day until I checked my email. 3,375 more words

Voices

Universities are quietly doing away with a key pillar of intellectual freedom

People outside academia often struggle to comprehend tenure. We live in a society where job security is in decades-long decline. Contingent and precarious employment is increasingly the norm. 1,110 more words

Why Riots in NC Instead of OK Where Racist Shooting Occurred? Because Oklahoma's Not a Battleground State

A white policewoman in Tulsa, OK uses what appeared to be excessive force in shooting an unarmed, black suspect after he had already been tased and was on the ground. 513 more words

Collapse Of The West

Irreversible Internet Surrender Under the Radar: ‘We’ve Got Three Days to Fix This’ — Allen West Republic

If President Obama gets his way, the management of the internet will be handed over to foreign interest in just a few days. At that point you can expect a steady slide into lack of freedom of information or expression.

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Politics