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Strengthen Your Writing with Rhetorical Devices

Some in the literary community assume that genre writers don’t care about the deeper aspects of writing craft. While it’s true that literary fiction …

Public Speaking

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

How to Write What You Know

by Jeff ElkinsWhen I first started writing, I was advised to “write what you know.” While the advice was well intended, it left me sad because I …

Creative Writing

The EU isn't about free trade — it's about control

This statement, like most of Mr Farage's speech, was greeted with jeers. While the reaction could simply be regarded as being due to Mr Farage's earlier taunting and to the emotional nature of the post-Brexit debate, it seems to hint at a deeper issue, which has been brought up on the <i>Mises Wire</i> …

Europe

The social justice conversations behind Jesse Williams' BET speech

When “Grey’s Anatomy” actor Jesse Williams took to the<p>BET Awardsstage Sunday to accept this year’s humanitarian award, he stunned the Microsoft Theater audience and those watching at home with a passionate speech about, among other pressing issues, theBlack Lives Mattermovement. But while many are …

Civil Rights

Marching With Mormons For Equality

I had my first experience with Mormons For Equality three years ago (2013) when I marched with the group in the Utah Pride Parade. I had just barely come out -- only a few months prior telling my Mormon parents that I was gay. That year was the first time I attended a pride parade and I remember …

Why Donald Trump Is The Last Great Hope For Globalization

<i>Anthony Scaramucci serves on Donald Trump’s national finance committee. Scaramucci is the founder and co-managing partner of SkyBridge Capital, host of the TMI podcast and co-host of Wall Street Week on Fox Business.</i><p>The people of United Kingdom last week voted to end their 43-year association with …

Donald Trump

Income Inequality Is At The Highest Level In American History

Last year was a good one for everyone’s income. But it was a much better year for the richest of the rich.<p>According to a new analysis by economist …

Income Inequality

Reporting under duress: Journalists in India work amid increasing danger

Two bullets hit Rajdeo Ranjan. One hit his forehead and the other, his neck. He was shot from close range by assailants on a motorcycle, the police …

Kenyan police are routinely executing citizens and the public is finally saying stop

The bodies of three Kenyan men— a human rights lawyer, his client, and their driver— were found in a river northeast of Nairobi last week, beaten, bound, and mutilated. Witnesses said one of the men had his eyes gouged out and another had an ear cut off.<p>The lawyer who was killed, Willie Kimani, …

Africa

This Guy’s Incredibly Unlucky Snapchat Story Shows Why Friday The 13th Is Not A Joke

Going into the woods alone is never a great idea, but going into the woods alone on Friday the 13th is quite possibly the worst idea ever. Take a …

Hollywood on Donald Trump: 21 Candid Quotes About the GOP Presidential Candidate

THR interviewed everyone from Seth Meyers to Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Mike Tyson to get their thoughts on the presumed Republican presidential …

Donald Trump

5 Much Better Alternatives To Famous Board Games

Besides the TARDIS, nothing brings nerds more box-based joy than board games. They're more interactive than movies, more accessible than sports, and …

Board Games