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Size Matters: Reflecting on Perspective, Positionality and Critique After #ISA2015

So it's done. And that's something. #ISA2015 <mic drop>

— Laura J. Shepherd (@drljshepherd) February 21, 2015

… so I tweeted on the last day of the…

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Editorial: Student 'strikers' have no right to impose their choice on others

With the winter semester drawing to a close, a few dozen masked protesters shut down a large portion of l’Université du Québec à Montréal Monday by blocking the doors of several pavilions to prevent students and professors from reaching their classrooms. 517 more words


Wheel of Time Fans take a Stand Against Bullies

I am a huge fan of the Wheel of Time Series by Robert Jordan. So much so we named our youngest daughter after a character. The series actually takes up quite a bit of my time. 389 more words


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If you haven't heard already, the TV Producers of the 30-min pilot 'White Dragon' on FXX early in the morning about a month ago called REE are suing the late author's widow and it's all going to pieces. If you'd like to see the original review of the first book of the Wheel of Time I did way back in June, click here.

Outrage grows as Malaysian journalists are arrested over article about Islamic law

Outrage is growing in Malaysia over the continued wave of arrests, which has now extended to the media. Three editors from The Malaysian Insider (TMI) news portal were arrested yesterday, and executives from the Insider and The Edge media group were taken into detention today. 2,586 more words


3 Missouri Police Agencies Plan To Lessen How Much They Use Tear Gas In The Future

On March 26, three Missouri police agencies agreed to lessen their use of tear gas after lawsuits alleged that the chemical was used excessively during the Ferguson protests back in November. 153 more words

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Protests tracked by feds include Black Lives Matter vigil, veterans rally

OTTAWA—What do Canadian veterans, advocates for the disabled and the country’s largest union have in common? Their activities were monitored and reported on by police and government agencies over the last year. 706 more words