Daily Archives : August 15, 2014

Pooping Yourself and Other Communist Pastimes: The Arrest of Yet Another Politician

The date is June 30th, 2014. The Communist party head of Guangdong Province is presiding over a meeting with forty-five of the province’s most powerful district leaders in attendance. One of them, a bespectacled, avuncular fifty-year-old with implausibly thick hair,…

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Fields Medal Winner Shines Light on Pervasive Gender Gap

Contrary to popular belief, Alfred Nobel’s wife did not have an affair with a mathematician that discouraged Nobel’s commemoration of mathematics among the likes of physics, chemistry, literature, peace, medicine, and economics. In fact, Nobel never even married. The absence…

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Rihanna: Singer, Producer, Expert in Contemporary Palestinian Foreign Policy

Read the following headlines: “Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire” “The Obama administration is furious with Israel” “Israel resumes attacks on Gaza” The spate of recent news on Israel’s conflict against Hamas has taken over newsstands and social media…

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