Austin Whitney

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Clashes in Jerusalem after shooting of rabbi

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the Israeli closure of the al-Aqsa mosque compound as a "declaration of war", while clashes raged in east Jerusalem after Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian man suspected of shooting and wounding a far-right rabbi.<p>Israel temporarily shutdown the …

The Economic Benefits Of 'Going Green'

Between the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, October as National Energy Action Month, and mid-term elections on the horizon, now is the perfect time of year to consider how going green can actually be beneficial in ways you never considered. Being environmentally conscious can not only improve the …

The Uncanny Power of Weird Fiction

From Leonora Carrington to Haruki Murakami, disparate writers tap into something universal when they channel the bizarre.<p>In volume one of Clive Barker’s <i>Books of Blood</i> series, the 1984 story “In the Hills, the Cities” describes how the citizenry of competing villages lash themselves together to form …

A VICE Intern Is at the Center of a Racism Row

VICE Alps Tori Reichel is a black Austrian whose photo was plastered all over his university's website as an example of a foreign-exchange student. Except he's not foreign.<p><i>Austrian VICE Alps intern Tori Reichel, left</i><p>Tori Reichel is a journalism student at the University of Vienna. He is also …

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