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Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Political Activism

The U.S. Role in a Changing World

<b>New Edition</b><p><i>The U.S. Role in a Changing World</i> helps students reflect on global changes, assess national priorities, and decide for themselves the role …

Iran's Supreme Leader pens open letter to the young people of the West

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran's Supreme Leader has written a letter in English asking Western youths not to judge Islam based on the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks, in a message published on the cleric's website and Twitter account.<p>In the post, titled "To the Youth in Europe and North America," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei …

South Asia

These Are the Funniest Memes From the State of the Union

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Memes

Mass conscription in Ukraine to counter 'rise in Russian attacks'

Ukraine’s parliament has approved a mass military call-up for the country’s conflict in the east amid security warnings that Russian forces backing separatist rebels have sharply increased their activity.<p>Partial conscription will resume and authorities want 100,000 reservists mobilised to …

NSA Fesses Up To Improper Surveillance Of U.S. Citizens

While you were drinking eggnog on Christmas Eve, the National Security Agency released hundreds of pages of heavily redacted documents detailing instances of improper surveillance on U.S. citizens in the last 12 years.<p>The batch of documents, stretching from the fourth quarter of 2001 to the second …

26 Streaming Shows You Should Get Addicted to This Winter

<i>This article originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a …

TV

Ukraine Brings Back Conscription as Russia Appears to Launch All-Out Invasion

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s national security council has ordered the reinstatement of mandatory conscription in response to what seems to …

Russia

Canada mocks Russia on Twitter with helpful map and geography lesson offer

Some helpful advice from Canada to Russian troops who "keep getting lost" in Ukraine<p>Canadian officials have risked upsetting Russia by offering their soldiers geography lessons.<p>The Great White North's delegation to Nato gently mocked Russia’s recent claims its troops had crossed the Ukraine border …