Anthropology and the Assault on Common Sense
Anthropology and the Assault on Common Sense

The world is actually a hodge-podge of reality, belief, and experience melded together into what only feels like the truth.

Do you think there are distinct races of people, or is that over-generalizing?

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The Obama Guantanamo Bay Myth
The Obama Guantanamo Bay Myth

Glenn Greenwald: New vindictive restrictions on detainees highlights the falsity of Obama defenders regarding closing Guantanamo Bay (GITMO).

Do you think GITMO will ever go away, or will it just be replaced?

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The State of Siege in Gaza
The State of Siege in Gaza

5 years into the Gaza Siege the war crimes continue: 1.6 million Palestinian’s human rights are being trampled.

While America and Obama pin medals on the oppressors and send them billions, millions of Palestinians are imprisoned in the land of their parents…

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New York police surveillance of Muslims appears popular, but is it legal?

'New York City voters overwhelmingly support the New York Police Department’s anti-terrorism campaign even as provisions of it have come under criticism from civil rights groups who question the legality how police target Muslims.'

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How Deep Is the Republican Christian Right’s Connection to the Anti-Gay Bills Sweeping Sub-Saharan Africa?

'Uganda’s notorious “kill-the-gays” bill, supported by some far-right Christian advocates in United States, was placed back on the Ugandan Parliament’s schedule for a vote yesterday. The proposed legislation punishes repeated instances of “homosexual behavior” – or sex – with the death penalty. Unless a member of Parliament releases the date and time to the public, it could be brought before the legislature’s Lower House for a vote at any moment. After that, it would need to pass the Upper House, and could become law very quickly.'

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