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The Nation-State Versus Nationalism

In light of Brexit and election of Donald Trump, some have concern that nationalism’s on the rise. Although nationalism is related to the idea of nation-state, many who are comfortable with nation-states are wary of nationalism. 1,215 more words

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We Need More Houses

A recently published White Paper on the housing market in England described it as “broken”. According to the White Paper the reason for this is simple- not enough houses are being built, now and in the past and supply significantly lags behind demand. 352 more words


The New Normal

When did not accepting an election result become the norm?

The world has seen a shift in political thinking lately. 2016 saw two election results which have sparked fury, widespread debate and among some, a refusal to accept the result. 1,396 more words

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This Week in Catholicism: Pope Francis Calls ‘em Like He sees ‘em

How I love our Pope! Did anyone expect such a firebrand? He stands with the poor, the oppressed, the marginalized. He stands with our Mother Earth. 332 more words


The Camaro ZL1 Is The Fastest Camaro Ever

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the new king of the hill. That’s because the new ZL1 is the quickest Camaro ever created. This honor was recently bestowed on the Camaro ZL1 after achieving an average top speed of 198 mph at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground. 107 more words


If you want to understand a culture, look at its drugs of choice.

“Drugs have always reflected a simpler, consistent truism. Sometimes we have wanted out of ourselves, sometimes we’ve wanted out of society, sometimes out of boredom or out of poverty; but always, whatever the case, we have wanted out. 82 more words


Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a North Dakota reservoir has begun and the full pipeline should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply. 699 more words

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