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Shades of Green

As heated and “dirty” as this year’s election lead-up has become, I feel a duty to contribute my own “skullduggery” to the fray. Never mind that I do not know what skullduggery means. 672 more words

Eco Thrifty Life

Heroes (and Villains) of the Deadly Ebola Virus

As news breaks that American EBV patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, have been released from the hospital (Emory University, Atlanta), news also reaches us that Dr. 634 more words

NEWS & EVENTS

What to think of the Ice Bucket Challenge?

This summer, the “Ice Bucket Challenge” went viral. The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice water on someone’s head to promote awareness of the disease… 788 more words

NGOs

Narendra Modi: My New Feminist Hero.

You’d be forgiven for not immediately registering that Narendra Modi is the prime minister of India. What with Putin’s antics and the Islamic State wreaking havoc in Asia, India has been taking somewhat of a back seat as of late, and I’m not sure that Modi is getting all the recognition that he really deserves at the minute. 581 more words

Feminism

Wikileaks and media imperialism

Non-profit journalistic organization Wikileaks is owned by media company Sunshine Press, although was initially funded and started by a lone Australian political internet activist, Julian Assange. 289 more words

#citizen Journalism