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Campus Rape: Title IX, Your Rights, and the Girl Who Is Carrying Around a Mattress to Protest Schools' Handling of Assaults

Campus Rape: Title IX, Your Rights, and the Girl Who Is Carrying Around a Mattress to Protest Schools' Handling of Assaults

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 16, 2014
For many of us, getting into your dream college is like getting that letter from Hogwarts. There are those tall limestone walls,... More  →

Why Are Western Citizens Joining the Terrorist Group ISIS?

By H. Alan ScottSeptember 3, 2014

The brutal tactics of ISIS (the terrorist organization that calls itself the "Islamic State") definitely seem medieval, what with beheadings, ... More  →

Why Are Western Citizens Joining the Terrorist Group ISIS?

Who Was James Foley, and Should Governments Negotiate With Terrorists?

By H. Alan ScottAugust 20, 2014
Previously, we looked at the beginnings of ISIS in the Syrian civil war, and the current campaign by ISIS (Islamic... More  →
Who Was James Foley, and Should Governments Negotiate With Terrorists?

Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014

It’s difficult to write a concise 'splainer on the events unfolding in Ferguson, because things seem to change at such a

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Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

Da Newz: Michael Brown, Ferguson, and Why St. Louis Is A Lot Like Where You Live

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014
In this edition of Da Newz, H Alan, a St. Louis, MO, native, picks through the issues in Ferguson, where an unarmed... More  →
Da Newz: Michael Brown, Ferguson, and Why St. Louis Is A Lot Like Where You Live

What Rights Do Protestors Have?

By Janet ManleyAugust 15, 2014
The actions of police in Ferguson, Missouri, following the fatal shooting of teen Michael Brown have received lots of coverage. Exclamations of... More  →
What Rights Do Protestors Have?

Iraq: Land of 10,000 Problems

By Janet ManleyAugust 13, 2014
Will there ever be any good news coming out of Iraq? So far it’s not looking likely anytime soon. We’ve gone over the... More  →
Iraq: Land of 10,000 Problems

A Mostly Unbiased Piece on Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill

By H. Alan ScottAugust 5, 2014
If I, H. Alan Scott, the writer of this piece, were writing this in Uganda, then I could be arrested and potentially... More  →
A Mostly Unbiased Piece on Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill

The Latest Worst Thing: Malaysian Flight MH17 Is Shot Down Over Ukraine

By H. Alan ScottJuly 18, 2014
Yesterday, a Malaysia Airlines 747 was shot down over the Russian-rebel controlled eastern region of Ukraine. Who shot down this plane?... More  →
The Latest Worst Thing: Malaysian Flight MH17 Is Shot Down Over Ukraine