Why Donald Trump Doesn’t Have The Guts To Really Run For President

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Matthew Rozsa explains why Donald Trump isn’t really going to run for president.

The Hidden Face Behind the Confederate Flag

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The failure to target the malignancy of racism both smacks of Dorian Gray avoiding his portrait in the attic and carves fresh blemishes amongst those caused by the malignancy itself. Quentin Lucas shows us how.

US President Obama Turbo Charges Investment In Clean Energy Innovation

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Anthony Horton on the newest announcement concerning clean energy.

Soldiers Are Not Our Only Heroes

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Shawn Henfling thinks we can all agree that Irena Sendler was a hero, but is consensus required?

International Politics–Weekly Round Up

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Several important political developments are happening around the world.

I Paid For This. Where’s My Seat?

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Shawn Henfling discusses the disturbing but age-old trend of public funding for private sports venues.

An American Liberal on the Israeli Elections

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Julie France discusses the seemingly unbridgeable divide currently separating the Israeli left from the Israeli right.

Republican Fear and Loathing of Iran has International Consequences

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The US is just one actor in an important global non-proliferation regime that works towards preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.

The Burning of Columbia and the Persistence of Confederate Mythology

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In the wake of the controversy which led to the closing of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, Louis Venters shares a blast from the Confederate past.

The Hunting Ground, A Film That’s Honest About The Hypocrisy of Campus Assault

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There are 3 steps in social change movements: awareness, attitudes, behaviors. If everyone saw this film, we’d suddenly be able to focus on attitude and behavior… which is a huge leap.

Ethical Opposition to the Israeli Regime

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An Israeli progressive reflects on the future challenges facing her cause.

5 Reasons a Beyonce Fan Is Also A Sports Fan…You Just Don’t Know It Yet!

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What do Beyonce and Sports have in common? A lot more than you’d think…

The Gaping Holes In Obama’s New Racial-Profiling Rules

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Critics still see huge problems here.

Reflecting On Hate, Politics, Elizabeth Lauten, And Asking What Happened

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In light of Elizabeth Lauten’s recent comments on the attire of Sasha and Malia, Mark Boles asks where the hate and vitriol of her comments stem from.

When Everything is Labeled Broken, Do Broken People Ensue?

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I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Why ‘Fools Rush In’ is Obama’s Watchword in Iraq and Syria

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Barack Obama is reluctant to jump in with both feet with a major military intervention in Iraq and Syria. — By Adam Quinn, University of Birmingham US president Barack Obama has yet to work out exactly what America’s strategy is in confronting Islamic State (IS), and has been foolish enough to say so in public. […]