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A conversation about gun control

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants: Thomas Jefferson. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep … Continue reading

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Below the Surface, Religious Tug-of-War Marks Chiapas Conflict Indigenous beliefs, traditional Catholicism, and evangelical Christianity all play a part in the troubled region’s history BY GABRIEL MEYER, REGISTER CORRESPONDENT Sunday, Feb 15, 1998 2:00 PM 

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power

Futurist Alvin Toffler describes three forms of power and shows how these have changed over time. Violence The most basic form of power is violence, or physical forms of power. ‘Might is right’ is their watchword and it is close … Continue reading

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Boko Haram

Since its emergence in 2009, Boko Haram has slaughtered some 5,000 people. The terror organization, whose name loosely means “Western education is a sin,” staffs its ranks partly through a mosque and Islamic school set up in 2002 by Mohammed … Continue reading

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Bereavement

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Malala Yousafzai

Today — on my 19th birthday — I’m in Kenya visiting Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. Every year on my birthday I travel to meet girls who are struggling to go to school — to stand with them and … Continue reading

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freedom of speech is disappearing worldwide

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corrupt unions in Mexico

For years corrupt union leaders have been fighting to keep Labor unions under their illegal control. MEXICO CITY — The long-simmering dispute between Mexico’s federal government and a radical arm of the country’s teachers union erupted into violence over the … Continue reading

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Should we tolerate the intolerant, the racist, or the violent?

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Islam in England

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