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Political Correctness: Western Civilization’s Bizarre, Postmodern Affliction

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Political correctness has so warped the minds of otherwise rational people in positions of authority in a highly advanced Western country that they allowed the unspeakable abuse of young girls to continue rather than risk even the possibility of being accused, however wrongly, of racism. Read More »

Are We Any Closer to Ending World Hunger, 15 Years After UN’s Millennium Development Goals?

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Although the UN vowed in 2000 to take on this challenge, lofty goals established more than a decade ago have not yet been met, and nonprofit organizations continue to struggle to meet demand. Read More »

Interview: Grace Mineta, the Texan in Tokyo (‘My Japanese Husband Thinks I’m Crazy’)

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The Texan behind the popular 'Texan in Tokyo' blog and author of 'My Japanse Husband Thinks I'm Crazy' talks about how she got started, and the costs of 'making it big.' Read More »

Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Giveaway: ‘Owsley and Me: My LSD Family’ Memoir by Rhoney Gissen Stanley

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Stanley's memoir chronicles her life working in the Acid King's lab, and as the third angle in a love triangle, and later under the care of the Grateful Dead. Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Celebrate His Legacy By Following His Example

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It’s not enough to celebrate what he stood for and then get up tomorrow and go about business as usual. Read More »

Why is the Beach Covered with Dead Birds?

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When will our long night of global corporate greed and killing finally fade away into the light? Read More »

And Then He Told Us It Was Raining: Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island Provide a Seminal Moment

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Americans daily and the international community of nations have taken note, and even a country like North Korea can scoff at America when it comes to human rights – America has loss its moral standing in the world. Read More »

Vape Craze or Counter-Culture?

The term "vaping" takes on new meaning

For those of us relatively new to the concept, “vaping” is when someone uses a device, like an e-cigarette, that heats up liquid which turns into water vapor that is then inhaled just as you would with a cigarette. Read More »

Great Vocational Training Opportunities for Women

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Women make up approximately 50 percent of the work force, but account for only 2.6 percent of the work force in the construction industry. Read More »

Corporal Punishment, Community Standards, and the Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson

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Recent developments in professional football give rise to a discussion of child discipline and community standards. Read More »