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Occupy Wall Street: Understanding the Movement

In previous posts about the movement, I poked fun at the seemingly absurd and logically inconsistent demands posted by one member of the movement. I even came up with the sarcastic nickname, “Occupussies” to rival the similarly lewd label of “Teabagger” … Continue reading

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The Filter Bubble: A Great Book That Exposes an Emerging Trend

“A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.” — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You is Eli Pariser’s fascinating account … Continue reading

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The Filter Bubble: Why Your Internet Reality May Be Different From Mine

I have often argued that one of the reasons that Americans have become increasingly partisan over the past several decades has a lot to do with the end of military conscription. No longer are Americans from different backgrounds, races, geographic … Continue reading

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The Die Is Cast: United States Attacks Libya

Unlike the war in Iraq, there was no lengthy build up or debate. Qaddafi has defied one United Nations resolution, not sixteen as Saddam did prior to the American invasion of Iraq. Nor did he do anything to deliberately attack … Continue reading

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