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Teen Incarceration by Patrick Jones

Teen Incarceration: From Cell Bars to Ankle Bracelets by Patrick Jones. November 1, 2016. Twenty-First Century Books, 120 p. ISBN: 9781467775724.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 1260. 679 more words


Ulaş Tol on Turkey's Alevis

Ulaş Tol joins to discuss his report “Urban Alevism and Young Alevis’ Search for Identity,” written for the PODEM think tank.

Download the episode or listen below. 163 more words

Turkish Politics

"Why is representation so important to minorities?"

Found this gem of an observation on Reddit. I can’t remember the username but it’s so beautiful in its succinctness that I just have to share: 198 more words

Examined Life

The Trans Community vs The State

Transgender issues has become the topic of popular discussion recently, due to President Donald Trump’s decision to overturn an Executive Order given by former president Barack Obama, which forced public schools nationwide to allow students to use whatever bathroom facilities they feel comfortable using in accordance with whichever gender they identify as. 731 more words


An Old Prediction About Trump, the Left, National Pride, And Scapegoating

Here is a fascinating, deep, albeit brief look at something unexpected: A liberal philosopher predicts of the rise of a Trump-like figure 20 years ago based on the worst elements of the left’s political  and philosophical blunders. 248 more words


Someone Unlike You

In my recent post, I recommended reading Laney’s The Introvert Advantage. The book offers advice and support to the “temperamental minority” of introverts, who make up roughly a quarter of the general population. 678 more words