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Connecticut Abolishes Death Penalty Paperblog Pick in Debate

Connecticut Abolishes the Death Penalty

The Guardian reports Connecticut has abolished the death sentence for all future cases, becoming the fifth state in five years to repeal the ultimate punishment as the... Read more

Color Pink Paperblog Pick in Debate

The Color Pink

I volunteer at the children’s service at my synagogue on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Every week, the kids walk around with kid-sized Torahs, some of which are stuffed toys. The Torahs... Read more


  • Sunday Times Rich List 2012 - NEW RECORD - Coincides with Second Global Recession

    Sunday Times Rich List 2012 RECORD Coincides with Second Global Recession

    In March of 2011, I wrote the blogpost 'how many people have to suffer for each billionaire', and that in itself made for sad, SAD reading.But it gets worse! Read more

    The 29 April 2012 by   Freeplanet
  • Woe Unto Some Muslim Women

    Unto Some Muslim Women

    Yesterday the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia announced that the kingdom’s girls are, in the eyes of men and Allah, ready to marry at the age of 10 or 12. Read more

    The 24 April 2012 by   Cris
  • Feminist Harry Potter

    Feminist Harry Potter

    from: Since I’ve been a die-hard Harry Potter fan since I was ten, I immediately followed Feminist Harry Potter on... Read more

    The 06 April 2012 by   Juliez
  • Thor's Hammer Embed'd in Cretaceous Rock?

    Thor's Hammer Embed'd Cretaceous Rock?

    I think this is a possibly-contentious but extremely-interesting discovery that (as ludicrous as this sounds) has the potential to show a Human Timeline... Read more

    The 14 April 2012 by   Freeplanet
  • The Changing Value of Money

    Changing Value Money

    Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.How much is money worth? This might seem like an odd question since we tend to measure the worth of things in terms of money. Read more

    The 30 April 2012 by   Realizingresonance
  • Constitution - Freedom of Speech - A VERY BAD THING

    Constitution Freedom Speech VERY THING

    I can't quite work out what the BBC's trying to say* here: How free speech can get you fired and I quote:In America, everyone has the right to free speech. Read more

    The 11 April 2012 by   Freeplanet
  • Is That Really a Compliment?

    That Really Compliment?

    What has age got to do with beauty?Today a guest post from New Zealand writer Pam Finnie as she discusses the sensitive topic of attractiveness and aging in... Read more

    The 23 April 2012 by   Imogenl
  • To Educate A Girl

    I’ve often wondered if those who are provided with less, make more with what they are given. A few weeks ago, I went to a screening of a documentary called To... Read more

    The 04 April 2012 by   Juliez
  • Armed While Old and White, Flabby and Crabby 4

    Armed While White, Flabby Crabby

    Reposted from Penigma: One of the testosterone replacement guys There is a very distinctive NRA demographic, old and white, and grumpy, and well........ Read more

    The 25 April 2012 by   Mikeb302000
  • Gareth Williams Inquest - Dr David Kelly - Dr Richard Holmes

    Gareth Williams Inquest David Kelly Richard Holmes

    compound mysterious death issue:1) THE INQUEST BEGINS into the wonderfully inventive death of MI6/GCHQ 'hacker' aka coding genius and health nut Gareth... Read more

    The 23 April 2012 by   Freeplanet


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