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Why Misinformed Feminists are Destructive

In the wake of everyone applauding Emma Watson’s mediocre speech at the U.N., I thought it would be appropriate to give the blogosphere a reality check about feminism. Yes, Emma, feminism by definition is the belief that women and men should have equal rights, but that

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US Sets Dangerous Precedent with Armed Drone Assassination

On September 30, 2011, the United States conducted an unprecedented armed attack to kill people who they believed to be instrumental Al-Qaeda operatives. The chief target of the armed drone assault was Anwar al-Awlaki, a Yemeni-American cleric. Al-Awlaki, among others targeted and killed in teh attack,

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Reflections on 9/11 – Hate, Assumptions, and Unremembered Deaths

“I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction, and terrorism.” – Yousuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, commenting on becoming a Muslim Anniversaries are important. The past should be remembered, and

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Multiculturalism in the Modern World – Is it Viable?

David Cameron has claimed that the UK’s attempts at encouraging a multicultural society have failed. They have led to increased radicalization and a disparate Muslim youth population. http://aljazeera.com/your_views/europe/201127112836969767.html This story got me thinking about whether or not multiculturalism is a actually possible in modern pluralist

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President Obama Argues Against UN-Declared Statehood for Palestine

Obama’s push against UN-approved Palestine – Inside Story – Al Jazeera English. President Barack Obama is actively campaigning in Europe against the newly proposed UN Declaration of statehood for Palestine. According to Al-Jazeera, the initiative is gaining support quickly, and Obama has an uphill battle