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A Blueprint For Unionizing College Sports

<i>On Tuesday, we learned that the Northwestern football team had filed paperwork with the National Labor Relations Board in an attempt to unionize and</i> …

Employment

Egypt: How To Play A Gig In A Revolution (Trailer)

Welcome to Chiraq - Chiraq - Ep 1

Mandela and Tolstoy

President Nelson Mandela died on December 5. There are countless remembrances in South Africa of his grace and wit, his strength, and the …

South Africa

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Avatar of Young White Male Entitlement Justin Peters Some viewers are charmed by Logan Paul’s annoying jerk act. For everyone else, he …

Slave Capitalism

In 1835, at the height of the Southern cotton boom, the master class of the Mississipi Delta region had an attack of its worst phobia: fear of slave …

Black History

Mike McQueary takes witness stand

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Longtime Penn State head coach Joe Paterno said that the university mishandled its response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse …

Crime

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

The First Paintings Of 14 Famous Artists

Before they hit the Louvre, they were just like us. Okay, except they painted brilliant works of art.

Art

Spring Breakers isn't just a terrible movie, it reinforces rape culture

If you are still struggling to understand how so many people, including TV commentators and reputable news organizations, were sympathetic to the …

Coming Home Without Moving Forward

Irvine Welsh was born in 1951, 1958, or 1961; the biography on his official website doesn’t give a date, instead mentioning Welsh’s “selective memory …

Literature

Boris Berezovsky

The oligarch Boris Berezovsky was found dead in his home outside of London over the weekend, either a suicide or a heart attack. He was depressed …

Russia