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Rights and reasoning from first principles

I think both sides need to go back to the drawing table

I just saw a video that left me in a bit of a quandary. 398 more words

Business & Finance

The Fog of War: Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front...

“And men will not understand us…and the war will be forgotten  – and the generation that has grown up after us will be strange to us and push us aside. 1,915 more words

Arts & Literature

The 100-Year Wrong Turn Of The East

For several decades before and after 1900, much of the East was being wholly colonized or (as was the case in China) semi-colonized in a piece-meal fashion by the West.   951 more words


Tony Abbott resigns

In a surprise move the beleaguered Prime minister of Australia announced his resignation today.

Tony Abbott released this  statement to the press :

Its become clear to me my popularity is the lowest of any prime minister in Australian history. 98 more words

Law & Government

Ordinary people who have had enough: Revisiting the Freeman On The Land movement

Interesting article on the validity of the Freeman on he Land movement not only on the basis of it’s “alternative” legal principles but as an effective  peaceful protest movement designed to disrupt civil court proceedings to a point where they no longer become affordable for the state: 146 more words

Law & Government

For Women's History Month, meet Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Spivak’s introduction in Wikipedia:

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 24 February 1942) is an Indian literary theorist, philosopher and University Professor atColumbia University, where she is a founding member of the school’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. 

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American Culture

Meta data slippery slope begins

We are all suspected terrorists now, you, me, and the Nana down the road. The government has now opened up meta data (stored for 2 years) searches to 85 different agencies. 304 more words

Law & Government