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Game Over: Scans of Over 50 Ron Paul Newsletters →
Paul supporters face three losing propositions: • He lacks the competency to control content published under his own name for over a decade, and is thus unfit to lead a country. • He doesn’t believe these things but considers them a useful political tool to motivate racist whites, which makes him fit to be a GOP candidate, but too obvious about it to win. • He’s actually a racist,...
The Lives They Loved - Interactive Feature -... →
Thursday afternoon cry at your desk time! XOXO to Coya Paz whose beautiful grandma is here.
U.S. Somalis Can’t Support Families During Famine,... →
Today, one of the few remaining banks that serves the Somali community in this way is Minneapolis’ Franklin Bank, part of Minnesota’s Sunrise Community Banks network. Because of the Twin Cities’ massive Somali community (and to the reticence of other banks), Franklin Bank has become a hub for hawalas across the country, overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in small-amount transfers to...
Longreads: Sady Doyle: My Top 5 Longreads of 2011 →
Reading every story on here will make you smarter. Reading Sady Doyle’s reasons for choosing these stories will make you smarter still.
What is the difference between CPB, PBS, and NPR? →
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Chicago Public Schools should begin the school day with clubs or extracurricular...– Teachers present ‘controversial’ ideas for longer school day - Chicago Sun-Times The 34-page written report of the 11 teachers actually represents the input of nearly 600 teachers who participated in a 20-day online discussion to answer the question “If you could redesign the school structure to...
Timing is everything. Chemistry is something that you don’t just throw in...– Boston Celtics’ Kevin Garnett calls out David Stern for rushed training camp - ESPN Boston
Gingrich calls Palestinians 'invented' people -... →
I will now, for the first time ever, express myself on the Internet by using a gif:
Around 20 bedouin communities between Jerusalem and Jericho are to be forcibly...– Israel to forcibly remove bedouin communities in settlements push | The Guardian “Because there was not enough symbolism in the original plan for the relocation, we decided to put you near a rubbish dump.”
Rioters say anger with police fuelled summer... →
Rioters identified a range of political grievances, but at the heart of their complaints was a pervasive sense of injustice. For some this was economic: the lack of money, jobs or opportunity. For others it was more broadly social: how they felt they were treated compared with others. Many mentioned the increase in student tuition fees and the scrapping of the education maintenance allowance. ...
Stephon Marbury Finding Success and Serenity in... →
Stephon Marbury is content and tranquil and I’m very happy for him!