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Schools in the UK Are Now Asking Muslim Children to Fill Out "Counter-Extremism" Tests

by Ananya Rao-Middleton Follow @ananya_rm

Over the past couple of days, this photograph of a questionnaire/survey given to primary school children in East London has been widely circulated on social media. 852 more words


Dalton Trumbo and the Decepticons

I recently managed to read- or maybe reread, I don’t quite remember (was this assigned in high school?)- Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun. I say “managed” because it is not the easiest book to read. 374 more words


The Crucible by Arthur Miller: A Book Review

 I wish Arthur Miller had put his ideas of witchcraft into different style, or into a play that does not appear enigmatic- the way I find it. 432 more words


the propagandist

There’s a feeling a guy gets when the creases in his pants are straight, and the part in his hair is just right. His shoes are shined, and his tie is knotted into a perfect Windsor. 2,303 more words

Washington's Cold War in Asia as Explained by Senator Cory Gardner

Senator Cory Gardner delivered a speech guaranteed to ensure the status quo remains in Asia, which ensures a never-ending American Cold War in Asia.

While I agree with many points the senator made, I argue that him and his entire gaggle (not surprisingly, … 312 more words

North Korea

On the Waterfront: Kazan Naming Names

Elia Kazan was and still is a controversial figure. Below is a video from his 2008 Academy Awards Lifetime Achievement presentation. Scroll to the 1:15 mark where Kazan walks out on stage. 1,453 more words