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ISIS' state building strategy

The SSRC blog, The Immanent Frame, has an interesting post on the strategy of ISIS. From Steve Niva:

In its particular contribution to “jihadi security studies,” …

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Regarding the State of Indiana, Mike Pence, Planned Parenthood, and an Exploding HIV Outbreak

By Elaine Magliaro

Last week, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana “declared a public health emergency in Scott County, Indiana…after 79 people tested positive for HIV linked to intravenous drug use.” Today, Laura Bassett ( 641 more words

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Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

In Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, decided a week ago on March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court reversed and sent back the lower court decision. 594 more words

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Felipe Filomeno, Political Science, Awarded Early Career Prize from the Latin American Studies Association

Felipe Filomeno, an assistant professor of political science, has been awarded the Early Career Prize of the Economics & Politics Section of the Latin American Studies Association. 152 more words


Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowships (2)

Deadline: May 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: Postdoc #1: “The successful candidate will explore Internet enabled new media practices and political Islam among the South Asian diaspora in the UK and Germany… 35 more words

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Next semester is gonna be tight

Pardon my less-than-formal blog title, but I am stoked for next semester. I just picked my classes, and barring an act of God – or a bunch of people taking my spot — I will enroll in them this afternoon. 50 more words

Resource, will, interest desire are engines for action. Vibrant public spheres is what we got.

Resource, will, interest desire are engines for action.  Vibrant public spheres is what we got. 

All good capitalists know that a society puts its resources into areas it values, areas that provide efficiency and worth.  190 more words