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Racism Behind the War on Drugs

Racism Behind the War on Drugs

Sam Woolfe August 28, 2013 2

Director Quentin Tarantino brought up an unexpected subject in an interview recently. He brought up the subject of the War on Drugs. But what was interesting was the comparison he made between the War and

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Criticism of Islam is Not ‘Islamophobia’

Criticism of Islam is Not ‘Islamophobia’

Sam Woolfe July 31, 2013 5

There is some debate as to whether Islamophobia is a valid term. Strictly speaking, it means an irrational fear or unfounded prejudice against Islam, but in its more widely used context, it means an

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Nelson Mandela: Saint or Sinner?

Nelson Mandela: Saint or Sinner?

Backbencher July 2, 2013 3

(Photograph by Paul Simpson) Andy Bolton asks how libertarians should view Nelson Mandela and his struggle against an apartheid state. With his failing health and impending 95th birthday, Nelson Mandela is once again at

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Remembering Mandela The Man

Remembering Mandela The Man

Backbencher June 29, 2013 0

As Mandelamania ramps up and previously pro-apartheid South Africa politicians here and abroad polish off their eulogies, Samuel Kerr looks at the positive achievements of an imperfect leader. I was recently sitting around the

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Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Race and Religion in the Media: A Look to Boston

Backbencher April 24, 2013 1

Richard Elliott takes a closer look at a common false premise. At the time of writing, all charges for the acts of terrorism which occurred in Boston over the last week have been attributed

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