Pirate Party Cover Photo Devalues Black Lives

Last night, around 11:30 p.m., the event page for the upcoming Pirate Party was updated with an interesting cover photo. The photo depicts a plantation scene, with whom I presume to be George Washington standing in the foreground and two black slaves standing in the background. Superimposed over the image

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In and Out of the Classroom: Political Correctness Actually Restrains Open Dialogue

In January, Brendan O’Neill published an article in Spiked Magazine entitled, “The new war against PC—it’s too late and it’s picked the wrong target.” In the article, O’Neill discusses the historical origins of PC, or political correctness, arguing that it is born out of the rejection of traditional ideas, authority

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Stepping Away from the Veil of Ignorance: A Critical Look at the Youth’s Reaction to Ferguson

The reaction of the youth to the death of Michael Brown has been one of the most fascinating aspects of the Ferguson discussion. When the grand jury’s decision was announced last week, my Facebook news feed was inundated with emotional responses. I viewed this unending stream of posts coming from

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