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Cut It Down

The word “imminent” is the new buzzword being thrown around by American government officials. When applied as a preface to ‘terrorism’, the word imminent takes on a supremely vague new meaning and can be applied to literally any situation and … Continue reading

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The Patriots

(I came across a box of old writing scraps and memorabilia. In it was this poem. Written at the age of 15, it’s pretty strange how a young girl can develop such a sensitivity to the international political climate from … Continue reading

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Some Humbling Words from HBO

Id’ like to share a video clip from the beginning scene of the American HBO series “The Newsroom.” It is a drama that chronicles what goes on behind-the-scenes at the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel. Jeff Daniels plays news … Continue reading

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Branding Imperialism

  In the fifth edition of World Politics in a New Era, the declaration is made, “The age of empire is over. … Empire has become politically incorrect, as the subjugation of foreign lands is no longer justifiable in terms … Continue reading

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A Lethal Fetish

We need to talk about Kevin. Such is the title of Lynne Ramsay’s film adaptation of the chilling novel by Lionel Shriver. It tells the story of a mother struggling to love a son with increasingly violent tendencies. The film … Continue reading

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