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Legal distinction between terrorists and criminals is ‘hazy,’ experts say

Good discussion among experts on some of the challenges in defining terrorism (beyond the obvious cases):

“The problem of defining terrorism has been a thorny one from the get-go,” said terrorism expert John Thompson, vice president of Strategic Capital and Intelligence Group.

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Adams, Gasparyan, Thompson and Skorokhod advance in Boxicino Jr. Middleweight tournament‏

Brandon Adams, Vito Gasparyan, John Thompson and Stanyslav Skorokhod all won their quarterfinal match-ups at the Mohegan Sun and advanced to the semi-final round of the Boxcino 2015 jr. 1,049 more words

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And Then There Were Four, Boxcino Junior Middleweight Bracket Opens In Uncasville, Connecticut

The opening quarterfinal bouts of the Boxcino junior middleweight eight man bracket got underway on Friday night from the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut on ESPN Friday Night Fights. 757 more words

Working in the Dark: Homage to John Thompson

If I’d come here in early spring I might
have divided Thompson’s plant, and dug it in
in the midst of this poem, that years from now it might remain, out-competing…

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Art from the Archive: Dog Days of summer at Pitt International


When I saw this photograph in the archive, I immediately loved its irreverence. It’s not your usual newspaper photograph of art.

Maybe that’s why it never ran in the paper. 345 more words

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Why Won't Arne Duncan and Other True Believers in High-Stakes Testing Face Reality?

John Thompson is an educator, eduction blogger and award-winning historian.  His commentary pieces can be found on the Huffington Post.  This piece can be found at:  966 more words

Standardized Testing

Black History Month Collection revealed by Nike

For the past couple of years Nike has consistently put out a set of sneakers and apparel to commemorate Black History Month. This year will be no different as Nike will release 12 sneakers and 16 pieces of apparel/accessories which will total up to 28 items altogether for the collection. 76 more words