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7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East Conflict

Are you "pro-Israel" or "pro-Palestine"? It isn't even noon yet as I write this, and I've already been accused of being both.<p>These terms intrigue me because they directly speak to the doggedly tribal nature of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. You don't hear of too many other countries being …

Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

Democrats must drop identity politics

<b>Froma Harrop,</b> <i>Creators Syndicate</i><p>What follows here is remarkably similar to what I had planned to write after an expected and prayed-for Hillary …

Politics, Identity

<i>Identity politics</i> is a term that first came into usage in the 1970s to refer to the view that social identities, such as race, ethnicity, sexuality, …

Princeton University

Moral Luck

A case of moral luck occurs whenever luck makes a moral difference. The problem of moral luck arises from a clash between the apparently widely held …

Bill Gates

Calling Yourself ‘Humbled’ Doesn’t Sound as Humble as It Used To

“I am young and unknown to many of you,” Abraham Lincoln wrote in his first political announcement, in 1832. “I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life.” If the people of his county saw fit to elect him to the Illinois State Legislature, he said, “they will have conferred a …

Kellyanne Conway

What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

Abortion | pregnancy

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> induced abortion, pregnancy termination<p><b>Abortion</b>, the expulsion of a fetus from the uterus before it has reached the stage of …

Data Protection

US Religious Views on Abortion - Abortion - ProCon.org

Abortion

2/11/15 - UPDATED: Should Abortion Be Legal?

abortion.procon.org UPDATED: <b>Should Abortion Be Legal?</b> – Since 1973, about 1.4 million legal abortions have been performed each year in the United …

United States

There Is No Wage Gap: Feminists Want Equal Pay for Unequal Work

The feminist addiction to lies, damned lies, and statistics shows no signs of abating anytime soon. Perhaps the most brazen example is the thoroughly …

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they …

Reassessing the Gender Wage Gap

It’s deceptively easy to calculate how much—or how little—women in the United States earn relative to men. “You take everyone who’s working 35 or …

Harvard

Amid criticism, the Wall Street Journal lifts a ban on the term ‘majority-Muslim’

<i>How's this for irony? As the Wall Street Journal received criticism on Tuesday for appearing to parrot a White House talking point related to President Trump's temporary travel ban, editor in chief Gerard Baker tried to reestablish the newspaper's toughness but did so with another argument straight</i> …

Donald Trump

Campus due process in the courts

About one new due process lawsuit per week was filed last year against a college by a student who had been found guilty of sexual assault by a campus tribunal, despite what the lawsuits claim is strong evidence of innocence. This estimate comes from Samantha Harris, of the Foundation for Individual …

Obama Administration

Idaho GOP pushes bill banning Islamic law in state courts

Republican lawmakers in Idaho again are pushing legislation designed to prevent state courts or government agencies from making decisions based on Islamic religious law or other foreign legal codes.<p>The bill was introduced Wednesday in a House committee a year after a similar proposal made it to the …

The Difference Between Fictional 'Earth' and 'Space' Languages

David J. Peterson, who invents fake languages for 'Game of Thrones,' 'The 100,' and 'Emerald City.'<p>David J. Peterson invents fake languages for a …

The Norman Conquest

In 1066, the Normans invaded England. It was an event that was to transform the English language forever. For over 300 years French was the language …