Is the Democratic Party Committing Suicide?
A writer argues that progressives should be wary of following the Democratic Party down a path of self-destruction; Facebook is now cited in a third of divorce cases in the U.K. as evidence of “inappropriate behavior”; and applicants can now read what college admissions committees write about them during their decision process. These discoveries and more below.
It’s Time for a Revolution: Bankrupt Policies, Historic Losses Call for New Generation of Leaders As a wise man once said, never underestimate the capacity of an entire social order to commit suicide.
Facebook Crops Up in a Third of British Divorce Cases A survey of legal firms’ caseloads revealed the social network is increasingly relied upon as proof of inappropriate behaviour.
The Origin of the Pegida Movement What is the origin of the Pegida movement, how was it born?
Wow, College Applicants Can Now Find Out What Admissions Committees Wrote About Them In a stunning development in the mysterious world of college admissions, students at Stanford University were able to follow a “tried and tested” five-step process published by Fountain Hopper, an anonymous student-run website at Stanford, to legally obtain their college admissions records.
Where Are Israeli Women? Among the many powerful images that circulated the week after the attacks in Paris, one was notable for its absurdity.
Argentine Prosecutor’s Death: The Latest Act in the Iran-Israel Saga Alberto Nisman was the Argentine prosecutor investigating Iran’s hand in the 1992 and 1994 bombings of Jewish targets; Imad Mughneiyeh, father of the Hezbollah commander killed in Syria on Sunday, was suspected of organizing the Argentina attack.
Well-Prepared in Their Own Eyes It turns out that college students are being well-prepared for their future careers — at least in their own minds. Ask employers, and it’s a very different picture.
A Brain-Computer Interface That Works Wirelessly A wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts.
Why Did My Grandfather Translate Mein Kampf? Whenever I tell anyone that my Irish grandfather translated Hitler’s Mein Kampf, the first question tends to be, “Why did he do that?” Quickly followed by, “Was he a Nazi?”
Immanuel Wallerstein: Our Multipolar World The world-system is in serious trouble and it is causing pain to the vast majority of the world’s population.
Raising Elvis I am a real New Jersey housewife.
The NYC Police Union Has a Long History of Bullying City Hall Only hours after two New York City police officers were executed in their patrol car on Saturday, the president of the largest police union rushed to the microphones to blame the killings on Mayor Bill de Blasio and those who demonstrated against excessive force by the police.
Drawing the Prophet: Islam’s Hidden History of Muhammad Images Ban on depictions has not always been absolute – Islam has a rich heritage of images and icons dating back to the 13th century.
In Graphic Photos and On Twitter, ISIS Members Record and Tout Executions of Gay Men The attacks, which also include the stoning of an adulterer, appear to have taken place in Mosul and were distributed by ISIS social media accounts.
Five-Year-Old Misses Friend’s Birthday Party and Gets Invoice for £15.95 The parents of Alex Nash have been sent an invoice for failing to attend the birthday party and threatened with legal action if they do not pay.Wait, before you go…
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