Monthly Archives: October 2014

Western Propaganda in Action: The Irony of the “Ukrainian” Elections

Ukraine has voted for Europe. That seems to be the message sent out by most Western news sources after the results of the parliamentary election began to come in. They’re not alone, either, as the country’s current president, Petro Poroshenko, … Continue reading

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Why We Really Get Fat: Added Sugar And The Myth Of The “Calorie”

Nutrition, calories and weight gain are things almost everyone at least knows something about. But that doesn’t mean any of our “knowledge” is true. Science has advanced, yet we’re still stuck on old principles dating back all the way to … Continue reading

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Are Islamic Countries Violent, Extremist and Anti-Democratic?

“You don’t think the Justice system in Muslim countries is somehow more primitive or subjugates women more than in other countries?” That is a question a very confused CNN news anchor asked Reza Aslan, a writer and academic in the field … Continue reading

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Should Children With Autism Be Exempt From Justice?

Imagine this: a 16 year old boy with autism kills another person. Can we hold them accountable? And if so, how severely? Similarly, a completely different scenario: a school excludes a girl with autism from a school trip. Should this … Continue reading

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Discrimination And The Curious Case Of The Behavioural Disability

Behavioural disabilities are common. So common, in fact, that there is no doubt you know some people affected by it. They range from autism to ADD to low intelligence, all of which are expressed in completely different ways for each … Continue reading

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