Flame Wars Are a Good Thing
Flame Wars Are a Good Thing I've had three sharp reminders in the last week about how online filter bubbles work, and why, despite the sense that civil…
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Reactionary Philosophy In An Enormous, Planet-Sized Nutshell
I have heard the following from a bunch of people, one of whom was me six months ago: “I keep on reading all these posts by really smart people who identify as…
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Haidt-Love Relationship
Epistemic status: personal, exhortatory, expressive Jonathan Haidt has an ideology. In his academic life, he poses positive questions, but he definitely has a…
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George Kennan's "Long Telegram"
861.00/2 - 2246: Telegram The Charge in the Soviet Union (Kennan) to the Secretary of State SECRET Moscow, February 22, 1946--9 p.m. [Received February 22--3:…
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Forget Self-Esteem—Try Self-Compassion Instead
In 1986, California state assemblyman John Vasconcellos came up with what he believed could be “a vaccine for major social ills” like teen pregnancy and drug…
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The Big Smoke
Bruce Linton—“Mr. Wonka”—in his chocolate-factory office. I t was rush hour on a mid-May morning, and Bruce Linton, CEO of the world’s largest producer of…
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Walmart’s Out-of-Control Crime Problem Is Driving Police Crazy
The retailer’s aggressive cost cutting has unintended consequences. Officer Ross: “I’ve got all my bad guys in one place.” Darrell Ross—Officer Walmart to his…
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Mad About the Boys
The crowds began gathering outside Orlando's Church Street Station complex early on a sweltering June morning, waiting in line to wander through the abandoned…
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Ex-wrestling teammates tangled in Miami drug wars
05 / 04 / 16 08 / 18 / 2016 The astonishing story of how two wrestling teammates from Miami came to oppose each other in the cocaine wars -- one as a drug…
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'If you fight fire with fire, everyone burns': how to catch a troll like Trump
Trolling experts say he more resembles infamous online trolls than past Republican icons.Illustration: Michael Parkin I n a crowded field, a new troll has…
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Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom Murdered
For seven years before the murder, Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blancharde lived in a small pink bungalow on West Volunteer Way in Springfield, Missouri. Their…
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This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America
Steve Bannon runs the new vast right-wing conspiracy—and he wants to take down both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. It’s nearing midnight as Steve Bannon pushes…
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Two Underclasses: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES A brief tribal-political history THE UNITED STATES has never been entirely sure what to do about…
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Citizen Trump: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES Nixon, FDR, Gatsby, and more PEOPLE who use the word "buffoon" to describe Donald Trump do so…
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How A Trump Debacle Could Affect The House And State Legislatures
Republicans are worried that Donald Trump, losing badly to Hillary Clinton, is dragging down the party’s candidates for Congress and state legislatures with…
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Premature Synchronization is the Root of All Evil
Premature Synchronization is the Root of All Evil "Thank god it's Friday." "It's August, everybody is on vacation." "Did you watch the synchronized diving at…
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Impeach Her: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES Why the e-mail scandal should bar Hillary from high office HILLARY CLINTON should be impeached.…
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American Grifters: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES The shameless corruption of Bill and Hillary 'THERE is no doubt this case is distasteful. It may…
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A First Lady With Nothing To Lose: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES Bill Clinton promises to be a menace THE news of the past several weeks has provided a reminder…
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Safe, Legal, and Subsidized: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES Hillary Clinton's ghastliness on abortion DURING the Obama years, liberalism became more…
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Foreign-Policy Failure: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES At State and before, Clinton showed herself unsuited to be commander-in-chief MANY veteran…
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A Sufficient Defense: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES We must arrest and reverse our military’s gradual decline IF the Department of Defense can’t…
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The World We Have; the World We Want: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES A case for disciplined activism in foreign affairs A MERICA is walking away from the world “as…
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The Bloody Czar: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: FEATURES Did an act of terrorism carry Putin to power? I BELIEVE that Vladimir Putin came to power as the…
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Transcendence Commodified: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES Michel Houellebecq’s Platform offers a troubling vision of Islam and capitalism MICHEL…
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Thoughts and Prayers in Baton Rouge: EBSCOhost
Listen Select: Speech-enabled by Read Speaker Section: ARTICLES In a tense, racially divided city, they matter indeed Baton Rouge IT has become fashionable on…
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Bits or pieces?: Exploring the map
Chapter 3 Hurray, we’ve got a map! What now? The purpose of producing a map is to help us to learn and then apply basic climatic patterns, doctrine and context…
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Matt and Ross Duffer Discuss ‘Stranger Things,’ a Nightmare on ’80s Street
From left, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo in “Stranger Things.” Netflix On paper, the plot of the series “Stranger…
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"A Honeypot For Assholes": Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop...
On May 22, 2008, Ariel Waldman ran out of options. Waldman, then a community manager and blogger, had signed up for Twitter in March 2007 and in months had…
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Bits or pieces?: On being lost
Chapter 1 This is the story of my journey, from a bumbling and confused CEO lost in the headlights of change to having a vague idea of what I was doing. I say…
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El Chapo and the Secret History of the Heroin Crisis
By AUG 9, 2016 If you wonder why America is in the grips of a heroin epidemic that kills two hundred people a week, take a hard look at the legalization of pot,…
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Why Arabs Lose Wars
U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf (left) and Iraqi Lt-General Sultan Hashim Ahmed salute each other following the formal surrender of Iraq to U.S.-led coalition…
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Why I Will Not Watch The Olympics
Despite the fakery and political corruption, I enjoy watching athletes who push the limits of human abilities and make their countries proud. I have respect for…
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Libraries for Librarians, not Readers — Annoyed Librarian
If you want to read an article to find out how self-serving and annoying librarians can be, you could do worse than this paean to noisy libraries . Someone…
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A Theory Of Ideological Inertia In Institutions - Social Matter
I have a thesis to advance on how ideology interfaces with movement strategy, or at least a conversation to start. The basic thesis is this: that one of the…
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19 days ago
On fascism, neoliberalism and poorly defined terms.
I've noticed a recent trend to redefine neoliberalism away from concepts of laissez faire, minimal government, trickle down effects, the market as purpose…
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Scientist, Engineer and Operations Manager
A career is often based on one of these three stances: The Scientist does experiments. Sometimes they work, sometimes they fail. She takes good notes. Comes up…
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The Fingers of Your Mind
The Fingers of Your Mind One of my favorite big German words is Fingerspitzengefühl , "finger-tips feeling." It denotes an instinctive skill at navigating…
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My Interview with Julian Langness Owner of Europeancivilwar.com
Recently I interviewed Julian Langess who writes at the website Europeancivilwar.com . He writes about the Muslim invasion of Europe and how it is leading to a…
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Electronic Resources Management Specialist | Faculty of Information
Connect Meet us! Electronic Resources Management Specialist Organization: McCarthy Tétrault S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l. / MT Services City: Toronto Province/State:…
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Information Access Specialist | Faculty of Information
Organization: R.V. Anderson Associates Limited City: Toronto Province/State: Ontario Category: Other Job type: Full-time Duration: Permanent Description and…
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Trump’s Indecent Proposal
One of the most storied, Aaron Sorkin-esque moments in American history—making the rounds today after Donald Trump’s indecent comment on Khizr Khan’s speech at…
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Mental Models: Getting the World to Do the Work for You
The trend I see today in organizations concerns me. People are working harder and harder to clean up otherwise avoidable messes they created by making poor…
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Why Did White Workers Leave the Democratic Party?
Our new issue, “ Between the Risings ,” is out now. To celebrate its release, international subscriptions are $25 off , and limited prints of our Easter 1916…
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That height study: bad science, bad reporting, both - or neither?
Take for example, this figure, that shows the height of men born in 1896 and 1996 at age 18 in countries around the world. Looking at that figure, one's…
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Fat Thinking and Economies of Variety
Leak before failure is a fascinating engineering principle, used in the design of things like nuclear power plants. The idea, loosely stated, is that things…
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29 days ago
Show me a map!
A Geographical map is a map A Chessboard is a map A Wardley map is a map They are all maps because they share the most basic elements of a map which are visual,…
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Yishan Wong's answer to What are some ways to 'work smart' rather than just working hard in college? - Quora
What are some ways to ‘work smart’ rather than just working hard in college? - QuoraThis page may be out of date. Submit any pending changes before refreshing…
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Compromising your Principles — The Message
Compromising your Principles Five ways to feel okay about yourself and your choices as a sometimes-activist. Henry “Great Compromiser” Clay, doing his thing for…
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Weird Crowds, Weird Planet
Here’s the pre-read for the third and fourth sessions of Refactor Camp. For our session tomorrow, Tuesday the 26th on The Weird State of the Crowd, we are…
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Scarce versus Abundant TP Equilibria
Canada is in an abundant TP equilibrium. Washrooms in restaurants, shopping malls, museums, universities, and other public places are, generally speaking, well…
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The John Dehlin Effect
Doctor John Dehlin is a well known community builder and social critic inside the world of Mormonism. He is an agitator who presses for social and cultural…
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Bruce Charlton's Notions: The reality of Unseen Warfare - Excerpted from God at War by Greg Boyd
* Excerpted and edited for emphasis from the Introduction to God at War by Gregory A Boyd, 1997. http://www.ivpress.com/title/exc/1885-1.php The fact that we…
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What It’s Like To Be A Black Cop In The Age Of ‘Black Lives Matter’
I am a three-time Army veteran of Afghanistan and a former law enforcement officer. I am also black. Every male in my biological family has been to jail or…
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Liaison Librarian | Monash University
Organisational context Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is one of Malaysia's most respected universities. We are Monash University's global foot…
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