Policing The City: An Ethno-graphic Book Review – Vivid Presentation of Major City Policing Issues

Policing The City: An Ethno-graphic, from Other Press Publications, presents French anthropologist Didier Fassin's graphic interpretation of how policing in low-income neighborhoods leads to more violence, discrimination, racial profiling, the incarceration of the innocent and police brutality.

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    The reduction of subsidies allocated to Brazilian universities by Jair Bolsonaro confirms the influence of a man on a country brutalized by methods that aim to stifle any hotbed of protest. Should we expect it?

     
  • Coffee Table Art For the Intellectually Promiscuous

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    Coffee Table Art, considered the staple for the difficult on our Christmas list, has changed over the years and with the internet bookstore finding that perfect tome, a keepsake, a DIY guide, the best images of seven continents has never been easier.

     
  • Le Nain Européen

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    Ensemble politiquement abouti, l'Union européenne reste incapable d'agir collectivement face à la crise turque. Cette incapacité révèle les tensions internes à l'Union mais aussi son rôle marginal à l'échelle internationale.  

  • Holiday Gift Giving: The Ultimate in 2015 Tech Toys, Devices and Gadgets

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    At SpecOut, we set out to create the ultimate tech gift guide, with product selections from more than a dozen categories. The gadgets, gizmos and geek-approved devices on this list range from inexpensive ($35) to pricey ($3,000), but they all represent the top tier of their respective markets.  

  • Medical Science: Covid-19 - Confused About Death Rates Claims in Vaxxed vs. Unvaxxed

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    The chart that I posted previously, which showed that all-cause mortality is twice as high in persons receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, as opposed to the unvaccinated, got more than a million hits. And a storm of criticism.

     
  • Israel on Holocaust Day: From Genocide to Freedom

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    The recent rise in anti-semitism in the US and worldwide has made Holocaust Day in Israel much more meaningful. The establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, just three years after the Nazi slaughter of six million Jews, was an incredible juxtaposition of events, unparalleled in history.   

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump, Pence Stump MAGA Redux, Cuts Central American Aid, Brexit Power Grab, Boeing MAX Jets, 2020

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    President Trump, riding high on his vindication interpretation, roared into Michigan initiating his 2020 re-election campaign setting the tone with hate mongering, cursing, and belittling the investigation that resulted in 34 guilty pleas, including six from former advisors.

     
  • Buffalo Sunn, The Sound of Visit Dublin Campaign, Teams with Grammy Winning Producer Joe Chiccarelli for Idle Man Release

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    Having found an enthusiastic audience for their full-length debut By The Ocean By The Sea on tours of the US, Asia, Germany, and Ireland, and at festivals and conferences such as SXSW, CMJ, and MUSEXPO, the band are hard at work building on their successes and expanding their exposure.