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Really? Another Government Shutdown?

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Sources disagree on who made that famous remark, some suggest Einstein, others suggest it was Benjamin Franklin. 527 more words

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One former Wildrose MLA bows out of next election as another faces battle for Tory nomination

One former Wildrose MLA who defected to the Tory government is bowing out of politics while another who crossed the floor says she’s “in the fight of my life” for a Progressive Conservative nomination that will be decided Saturday. 407 more words

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Neil Brenner, The urban age in question: towards a new epistemology of the urban - University of Melbourne, 17 March 2015

Neil Brenner, “The urban age in question: towards a new epistemology of the urban”, University of Melbourne, 17 March 2015 – details and registration here… 176 more words

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'Don't Make This About the Men'- Do Men Need Feminism?

Recently I was in a lecture about Queer Theory when I heard the titular quote. This was in the middle of a rather heated and aggressive… 645 more words

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Outspoken Putin Critic - Boris Nemtsov- Shot And Killed Near Kremlin



Boris Nemtsov,Russian opposition politician, has been killed in Moscow.

Four shots were fired at Nemtsov late on Friday,one day before opposition anti-crisis march named “Vesna” (from russian as ‘spring’), near the Kremlin in central Moscow. 53 more words

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ILYA SHAPIRO And JOSH BLACKMAN: A Litmus Test for ObamaCare and the Rule of Law

Wall Street Journal: The president has ignored the law’s plain language. Now the Supreme Court decides if that’s all right.

This spring will mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, the landmark agreement by King John of England at Runnymede ceding certain rights to rebel barons. 63 more words

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