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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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The Simpsons’ Syria ‘conspiracy’ report causes media reaction

Cartoon character Bart Simpson is known for his mischievous ways, but international media drew the line at the suggestion that he had anything to do with the Syrian uprising. In a recent broadcast on Egyptian television More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Global terrorism rose 43% in 2013

 State Department says 16 Americans killed out of 17,891 totalSurge complicates sprawling counter-terrorism efforts led by US Terrorist attacks rose 43% worldwide in 2013 despite a splintering of al-Qaida’s More...

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By bmcsr On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Iran considers ban on vasectomies

Iran’s parliament is seeking a ban on vasectomies and a tightening of abortion rules as the country moves away from its progressive laws on family planning in an attempt to increase the birthrate. Two decades More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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22 American Soldiers Commit Suicide Every Day

The statistics for the US military on mental illness, alcoholism and suicide were already damning before the Fort Hood shooting, with more military personnel killed on home ground than in combat. No one yet knows More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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The Debate Over Ethnic Studies

Author: Mike Sonksen A heated debate over Ethnic Studies has gripped the campus at Cal State L.A. over the last month. Dating back to 1968, Cal State L.A. is known for having the first Chicana/o Studies program More...

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By bmcsr On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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The Psychological Benefits of Political Participation

This paper asks whether political participation confers psychological benefits. Four hypotheses were tested: that involvement in volunteer activities reduces subsequent psychological distress, that resisting perceived More...

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