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Divided We Stand

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Now that the results are in and Scotland has decided to remain in the (slightly less) United Kingdom, it’s time to make the story about us, so Reuters has conveniently released the results of a poll of some 9,000 Americans indicating that about ¼ of them nationwide are in favor of their state seceding from…
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If You Fake Being Arabian You Can Meet Dave Chappelle Too

Last weekend I was in Las Vegas with a bunch of my friends. We are normally known for our outlandish behavior and disregard for social norms during our nights out on the town, but this time a few people in our group took our code of conduct to another level. Before we went out on…
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The Suburbanization of America

Return migration to the United States’ urban cores could not have come at a better time. In fact, we never should have left in the first place. Many of the economic and social issues sickening this country are a direct result of the suburbanization of the United States. We already know that the means to…
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Weight Loss Advice Is Hard To Stomach

Science. It can help us see back to the first nano-seconds of the birth of the universe 14 billion years ago. It has let us peer into the quantum depths of the sub-atomic world. It has enabled us to unleash the power of the atom both for good and to cause unimaginable destruction. It has…
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Why American Media Outlets Should Open Their Eyes

American media outlets seem to prefer squinting to, pardon the trite expression, keeping their eyes peeled. What’s going on in the world right now? ISIS and Ukraine with plot lines as simplistic as a Michael Bay film. We good. They bad. Got it. This is the type of narrative American media outlets are drawn to.…
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