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‘You don’t sound American’, TV host tells Muslim blogger from Oklahoma

This exchange prompted the presenter to tell Katebi: “A lot of Americans might take offence to that. You’re an American, you don’t sound like an American when you say [this] … you know what I mean.” via ‘You don’t sound … Continue reading

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Spanish anti-terror law has ‘chilling effect’ on satire, says Amnesty International

Amnesty wants to see article 578 repealed, and says the situation in Spain is emblematic of “a disturbing trend” of European countries using national security arguments to limit freedom of expression and restrict rights. “Governments should uphold the rights of … Continue reading

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Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study

Researchers found 93 per cent of all bottles tested contained some sort of microplastic, including polypropylene, polystyrene, nylon and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). via Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study – Technology & Science – CBC … Continue reading

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This Is How To Pay College Athletes

It would be nice to end this column here. But, of course, not everyone agrees. Some people—the most salient are the generously compensated college sports executives and the lawyers they pay to defend the status quo in antitrust court—insist that … Continue reading

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Dirty Tricks

Which makes me wonder how a guy who doesn’t have a clearance, got a look at this supposedly highly classified document and why we’re not investigating this blatant breach of security. It also makes me wonder why if Nunes can … Continue reading

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