Category Archives: Politics

Progressive fundamentalism: how Hollywood and the media fortify the bubbles we all live in – Updated by Todd VanDerWerff Nov 14, 2016, 11:00am EST — Just Sayin’

The left can win over rural America without compromising its values. But it will take time and building relationships. When I go home to South Dakota to visit my family, I speak two languages. One is the language of my … Continue reading

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Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics — Quartz

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings … Continue reading

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Racial and religious hate crimes surged by 41% after Brexit — Metro

Hate crimes surged by 41% after the referendum (Picture: Getty Images/ crimes jumped by more than two-fifths in the wake of the referendum result, official figures have revealed. The number of alleged racially and religiously aggravated offences recorded by police … Continue reading

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Its the economy stupid… except when it isn’t — leftnorrightblacknorwhite

Bill Clinton’s now famous saying ‘It’s the economy stupid’ is used to highlight that voters generally consider the economy to be the most important issue at elections. But is there ever a time when that is not true? Recent stats … Continue reading

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‘The World Has Now Taken a Gigantic Step Back’ — Discover

“In calling this vote, David Cameron has opened up a true Pandora’s Box. The forces of narrow-minded nationalism have tasted a major victory; they will want more, much more.” Felix Salmon on the #Brexit results. via ‘The World Has Now Taken … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Says Harriet Tubman Is a Symbol for America — TIME

Hillary Clinton called the White House’s decision to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill a “great historical announcement” and repeated a theme from her 2008 Democratic convention speech when she said Americans should follow Tubman’s example of persevering in … Continue reading

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People of Nowhere

International Migrants Day

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RSA Animate – The Power of Outrospection

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Logorama from Marc Altshuler – Human Music on Vimeo.

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RSA Animate: The Truth about Dishonesty

Are you more honest than a banker? Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large? Dan Ariely, one of the world’s leading voices on human motivation and behaviour is … Continue reading

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