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Empathy

So I wrote a book, The Girl with the Grace Tattoo, and included a lot of examples of abuse being done or overlooked in the name of Christian fundamentalism. 512 more words

Golwalkar- The Guru Of Hate - Ramachandra Guha

First Published in The Hindu28 November, 2006

This column generally deals more — much more — in appreciation than in depreciation. However, it is obligatory on the historian to also (occasionally) notice individuals whose influence on history was malign rather than salutary. 868 more words

The Feminist

'Kill the gays bill', after Uganda, the USA?

This video from the USA says about itself:

Jeff Sharlett, author of “The Family” and Rachel Maddow discuss the secretive Republican “C Street House…

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Human Rights

Audiobook Orgy Part 4: American Theocracy

Kevin Phillips has a grand, sweeping thesis: three interrelated factors are bringing America down. First there is oil. The energy that drove the unlimited aspirations of the American Century is showing its limits in the 21st. 1,023 more words

United States

California be cray! The 'Sodomy Suppression Act' vs. the 'Intolerant Jackass Act'.

Something horrifying and hilarious in equal measure is going on in California right now. California’s lax voter ballot laws allow pretty much any citizen to file a ballot measure (what we’d call a referendum in the UK) so long as they’ve can pay the $200 fee, and every now and again, one makes the headlines for being especially… Unorthodox. 663 more words

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"The Transformation of Politicised Religion: From Zealots into Leaders" (Elsenhans et al., eds.)

Last month, Ashgate Publishing released “The Transformation of Politicised Religion: From Zealots into Leaders” edited by Harmut Elsenhans (University of Leipzig, Germany), Rachid Ouaissa (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany), Sebastian Schwecke (University of Göttingen, Germany), and Mary Ann Tétreault (Trinity University, USA). 159 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Overview

Since the beginning I learned a lot of stereotypes that I never knew before. Some of them were very interesting and I would have never thought of them, but others completely made sense how they originated. 144 more words