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Philippe Besson - His Brother - Son Frere

  Some time ago I bought myself a whole bunch of cheap books, new books. I just wanted to try that “oh shut up about how expensive books are, there’s plenty to buy and read!”, and sure, I agree. 256 more words

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Nearly a year into the NDA Regime, and the difference on the ground is hardly palpable, both in the wider economy and in the day to day life of the average citizen. 284 more words

Free Speech

No, everyone's not trying really hard not to call the Germanwings co-pilot a terrorist

I call Anders Breivik, who killed 8 people with a bomb in Oslo and shot dead 69 others in Utoya, a terrorist. I also call… 524 more words

Does Affirmative Action Work?: A Global Perspective

By Graham K. Brown & Arnim Langer

Foreign Affairs

Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long after the Jim Crow era of segregation and overt discrimination. 529 more words

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

"Winning Against The Oligarchs": Getting Just A Fraction Of The 94 Million Adults Who Didn't Vote In 2012 To Start Casting Ballots

Last week our Supreme Court let stand Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s voter suppression law, one of a host of such laws enacted in the North from Idaho to Michigan to New Hampshire, and everywhere below the Mason-Dixon Line. 1,435 more words

Minorities

Racial Ignorance At Its Finest

Last week Deadline’s TV editor Nellie Andreeva wrote a distasteful piece entitled, “Pilots 2015: The Year of Ethnic Castings – About Time or Too Much of A Good Thing?” As an African American woman myself, I took much offense to this – as I… 394 more words

Records show SCSU has low minority student enrollment

Andreas Yilma and Katherine Krajcik – Special to the Southern News 

Diversity has become an increasing characteristic for university populations in this country referred to as a melting pot. 597 more words

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