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Why Black Lives Matter Protests Are Growing In Minneapolis | BY DYLAN PETROHILOS NOV 18, 2015 4:44PM

How we got here.

On November 15th, Minneapolis police officers shot 24-year-old Jamar Clark, who witnesses say was handcuffed at the time, in the head. 119 more words


Get Ready for the Storm

We can no longer bury our heads in the sand, ignore the coming storm, and hope it doesn’t come. This being true, this is not meant to cause panic, or to be alarmist. 1,059 more words

Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 5.1145-1160: On The Origin of the Social Contract

“The race of man, tired of living in a state of violence
was languishing in feuds and they were eager
to submit themselves to law and strict judgments. 236 more words



On this day November 13, 1953 the Indiana textbook commission called for the removal of the book Robin Hood from Indiana state schools citing the book for a Communist directive.  102 more words


Peru's Pitchfork Politics - By Michael Fraiman November 2, 2015

On September 15, the people of Andas, a small community in the mountains of central Peru, caught two men suspected of fatally shooting a local 57-year-old father of six. 665 more words


Record number of Americans renounce citizenship

According to IRS data published in the Federal Register on Monday, 1,426 Americans expatriated in the third quarter of 2015, bringing this year’s total to 3,221 so far.

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South Africa's huge student protests, explained - Updated by Zack Beauchamp on October 24, 2015, 11:30 a.m. ET

Student protests over tuition fees have rocked South Africa’s universities for about a week. The protests have been so large that a number of universities across the country were  379 more words