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Camus in the Time of Ebola

The author of one of the best books ever written about a plague, Albert Camus has a lot to teach us today about how to approach this faceless, inexplicable evil.

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Deadline for SNP job approaches

The deadline for nominations to be the new SNP leader approaches, with Nicola Sturgeon the only candidate to succeed Alex Salmond.

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How to Politicize a Pandemic

With Election Day approaching, Republicans are rushing to spin the Ebola outbreak as the result of the president’s poor leadership—while Democrats lay the blame on GOP budget cuts.

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How to Politicize Ebola

With Election Day approaching, Republicans rush to spin the outbreak as the result of Obama’s poor leadership—while Democrats lay the blame on GOP budget cuts.

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How to Polarize a Pandemic

With Election Day approaching, Republicans are rushing to spin the Ebola outbreak as the result of the president’s poor leadership—while Democrats lay the blame on GOP budget cuts.

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Selfie Hall of Shame

Holocaust memorials, funerals, kids in car accidents—the backdrops are increasingly inappropriate. Why are our narcissists getting even worse?

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Europe backs Hinkley nuclear plant

A new £16bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset is to go ahead after it received final approval from European Union regulators.

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The Worst Job for Sexual Harassment

As every hostess knows, restaurants can be petri dishes for inappropriate behavior—and the lower the minimum wage, the higher the chance of harassment on the job.

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TDSB committee votes to stop Confucius Institute

Motion must now be approved by board of trustees at their meeting later this month

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Occupy Hong Kong Hangs On

As Independence Day approaches, more and more people pour into the island’s streets. But it’s less and less clear what they can achieve.

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The Pay Gap: It’s Real, and It’s Sexism

One big but little appreciated reason for our rampant inequality: Half the workforce is routinely treated with grotesque unfairness.

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Is the Climate Gay?

To the radical LGBT activists most likely to march in New York City on Sunday, caring about global warming expresses solidarity with the oppressed. But what about the mainstream gays?

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The Ukraine Refugee Turned Texas Cowboy

In the late 1800s, Nathan Kallison escaped oppression in Ukraine and found refuge in Texas, where he became one of the top cowboys around.

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Scots Must Choose Heart or Head

Faced with the economic reality of independence, many Scots are approaching the referendum nervous about breaking up with the U.K.

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Like a Dull Knife: The People’s Climate “Farce”

As we approach global climate tipping points, we need to do more and better than the massive photo op The People’s Climate March and An Invitation to Change Everything is likely to be. Here are some concrete suggestions.

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Sinking the Refugee Flotilla?

As Italy searches for a new approach to the refugee crisis, private philanthropists are trying to take up the slack—and the migrants keep drowning by the hundreds.

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Police disaster report ‘suppressed’

A senior South Yorkshire police officer’s report was suppressed when he tried to raise concerns over the Hillsborough disaster, the inquests hear.

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“Illegal Immigration” Is a Policy Used to Exclude and Exploit

Many politicians and others who see immigration control as an issue of security and sovereignty imagine that hordes of poor people of color are seeking to appropriate the resources of this land that we now call the United States. This formulation of the problem is a precise reversal of the actual European settlement of the country, from the perspective of the Native Americans. It is also a mirror image of the United States’ relationship with the countries from which the undocumented come.

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U.S. sends experimental Canadian Ebola vaccine to trial

Drug approved for Phase 1 testing as World Health Organization warns death toll from virus could reach 20,000

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Miley Cyrus vs. The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic wants to ban Miley Cyrus from performing, citing “inappropriate dress, corruption of language,” and much else. Cyrus is fighting back.

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