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The United States Senate Is about to Get a Whole Lot More Respectable

Why? Because Harry Reid–the worst Senate majority leader in history–is retiring. I imagine that there are people who will miss him, but they shouldn’t; … 188 more words

The Suffocation of British Muslim Civil Society Space

by Omayma El Ella Follow @omayma_ella

In the run-up to the General Election it is important to consider the political engagement or lack thereof of the major parties with minorities in this country. 2,037 more words

Politics

Budget, Boycott and Books

A BUDGET GIVEAWAY FOR THE BETTER OFF
The spectacle of George Osborne sneering his way through his last budget before the general election spoke volumes about this greedy, nasty government. 1,683 more words

Top Eight Cold War Issues

In my history class, I decided to mix things up and try something different this year when dealing with the Cold War. We decided to create a “TV Series” entitled “Cold War Episodes” in which we outlined the biggest issues and events that everyone should know about the Cold War. 236 more words

History & Culture

The Ghost of Woody Guthrie Un(covered)

This Land Is Your Land was written by the man below in response to being annoyed by an overly patriotic song, “God Bless America.” It was a real hit for some woman named Kate Smith. 205 more words

Behind The Music

Tories unrepentant for 'McCarthyesque' attacks on security-bill critics

Conservative MPs ignored opposition demands Friday to apologize to some of Canada’s leading environmentalists, civil liberty advocates and Muslims for remarks that appeared to insinuate critics were national security threats because they spoke out against the government’s security legislation. 701 more words

National

New Doc on Life of Blacklist Writer Nelson Algren, His Affair with Simone de Beauvoir and Fascination with Chicago’s Underworld by Filmmakers Mark Blottner, Denis Mueller and Ilko Davidov

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New Doc on Life of Blacklist Writer Nelson Algren, His Affair with Simone de Beauvoir and Fascination with Chicago’s Underworld by Filmmakers Mark Blottner, Denis Mueller and Ilko Davidov. 194 more words

Filmmaking