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North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust Survivor Why Joey Votto deserved to win the Lou Marsh

North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust SurvivorNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mistreatment of political prisoners is at least as egregious as that carried out in World War II concentration camps, according to a former international judge who survived Auschwitz.


Joey Votto was named Canada's top athlete for the second time in his career after an incredible 2017 season.
Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick explains why she supported Trump Oregon State slips past Jacksonville State 70-69

Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick explains why she supported TrumpA woman who accuses former President Bill Clinton of raping her during his 1978 campaign for Arkansas governor spoke out on Monday about her support for President Donald Trump.


Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle said his team showed grit and maturity, especially on defense, and especially when the game was on the line. Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and had five assists as Oregon State held on to beat Jacksonville State 70-69 on Tuesday night. Drew
A Roy Moore victory would put Senate GOP in a tough spot Abdur-Rahkman leads Michigan over Texas 59-52

A Roy Moore victory would put Senate GOP in a tough spotA victory for Roy Moore means the Senate majority leader will be able to hold onto his slim two-vote majority, but the former judge brings to the Senate a toxic mix that few Senate Republicans are keen to accept.


On Tuesday night, Abdur-Rahkman's stats were more than sufficient. The senior guard matched a season-best with 17 points to go with 10 rebounds and Michigan beat Texas 59-52. ''I'm not surprised,'' Michigan guard Charles Matthews said.
Photographer, Now Facing Felonies, Had Asked News Site For Inauguration Work Dalton, James lead Wyoming past E Washington 93-88 in OT

Photographer, Now Facing Felonies, Had Asked News Site For Inauguration WorkWASHINGTON ― A photographer currently facing trial on several felony charges after being arrested during a protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration had reached out to a Texas news outlet before Jan. 20 about photographing the protests, yet another indication he was working as a journalist that day.


Justin James scored on a fast-break after a steal, Hayden Dalton threw down back-to-back dunks and Nyaires Redding hit a pair of free throws with one second left and Wyoming slammed the door on Eastern Washington 93-88 in overtime Tuesday night. Dalton finished with 28 points, and his dunk after Alan
Daredevil 'Rooftopper' Plunges To His Death From Chinese High Rise Wright scores 20, San Diego upsets Colorado 69-59

Daredevil 'Rooftopper' Plunges To His Death From Chinese High RiseAn incredibly agile Chinese social media star and fearless “rooftopper” plunged to his death from the top of a 62-story high-rise in the city of Changsha, police confirmed to Chinese media.


The elation of the San Diego players was rather low key on the court and raised a few decibels behind closed doors in the locker room. Isaiah Wright scored 20 points and Tyler Williams went 8 of 8 from the free throw line over the final 4:41 to help San Diego withstand a late charge in a 69-59 win over


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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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