Principle 6   

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From the Principle 6 website: Principle 6, a campaign inspired by the values of the Olympic charter, is a way for athletes, spectators, and global supporters to celebrate the Olympic principle of non-discrimination and call for an end to Russia’s … Continue reading →

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Broker: In His Own Words   

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Mohamed Farah, the man who acted as a broker between the owner of the now notorious Rob Ford crack cocaine smoking video and potential buyers, describes the plight of Toronto’s Somali community: Now that Mayor Ford has ‘fessed’ up to … Continue reading →

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

U.S. Government Shutdown

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A deadlocked Congress has led to a partial shutdown of the U.S. Government. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives and Democrat-controlled Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget, so there is no money approved to run the country. … Continue reading →

Friday, July 19, 2013

Prosecuted for Standing Her Ground   

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Kirsten Powers writing for the Daily Beast: Alexander, who had no criminal record, was arrested. Contrast this with another Florida resident, George Zimmerman (also prosecuted by Corey), who had a record including an arrest for battery of a police officer … Continue reading →