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Buncombe Short Report: TNC on the Baltimore riots

Ta-Nehisi Coates responds to purveyors of “political brutality” calling for peace and nonviolence in Baltimore:

When nonviolence is preached as an attempt to evade the repercussions of political brutality, it betrays itself.

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Politics

Race has passed its use-by date

Race has a hold on history but no longer has a place in science. The sheer instability and potential for misinterpretation render race useless as a scientific concept.

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Science

Race has passed its use-by date

Race has a hold on history but no longer has a place in science. The sheer instability and potential for misinterpretation render race useless as a scientific concept.

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Science

Feast on Our Bones

No wonder the common man sinks in defeat

We give our lives over to polis and priests

In orgasmic pleasure the rich man doth feast – … 12 more words

Coloring in the Lines

“We will work in groups for this project.” There they are—some of the most dreaded words in the university classroom as we know it. What responses do these words evoke? 929 more words

Health

Education in the Headlines: India and Finland

Cross-posted at CassondraPuls.com.

International education issues do not always hit the headlines or trend on Twitter, but one day a couple of weeks ago, two such stories did. 743 more words

Sociology And Education

The Old Man and the Sea: Ageism, Illustrated

SPOILERS: The very first part of Ernest Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea is summarized in what follows.

Ernest Hemmingway’s The Old Man and the Sea begins by getting to know Santiago, an elderly fisherman. 529 more words

Health