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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Revolts on Campus: Adjunct Professors, Students Fighting for Rights

The adjunct revolt: How poor professors are fighting back. (from The Atlantic)

Are adjunct professors America's new fast-food workers? (from Pacific Standard)

Students are refusing to pay back student loans. (from The Washington Post)

A look at the letter the Corinthian 15 wrote detailing why they aren't going to pay back their student loans. (from Yahoo News)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Politics of Star Trek

What is the philosophical perspective of Star Trek. (from Quora)

Occupy Starfleet: 10 politically-minded Trek episodes that still resonate. (from Tor-Com)

Star Trek: One of the great socio-political statements on the turbulent 1960s. (from Iblibilio.Org)

Space-racism is bad and other lessons we can learn from Star Trek. (from AVClub)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Who Controls American History?

Who should decide how students learn about America's past. (from The Atlantic)

5 valiant GOP attempts to make America as dumb as possible. (from Alternet)

History class becomes a debate on America. (from Politico)

Making history: Battles brew over alleged bias in Advanced Placement history standards. (from CNN)

Oklahoma teachers not happy over bill to ban teaching AP history. (from Newsweek)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Giuliani's Wrong Again About President Obama

Rudy Giuliani's Obama comments just more in his long line of race baiting. (from Salon)

What Rudy Giuliani really knows about love. (from The Daily News)

Why do conservatives keep saying Obama doesn't love America. (from The Atlantic)

Giuliani's crazy Obama comments have a real constituency and that's the worst thing. (from Vox)

Monday, February 23, 2015

Politics, Movies, and the Oscars

John Legend, Common address current state of racial inequality in Oscar acceptance speeches. (from Politico)

Edward Snowden film wins best documentary and here director speaks about the golden age of spying. (from Moyers and Company)

Everything you need to know about the controversies surrounding this year's Oscar nominees. (from Time)

The Oscars' most politically charged moments. (from Politico)

The best political movies of all-time. (from The Daily Beast)

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Malcolm X: 50 Years On

The legacy of Malcolm X. (from Atlantic)

50 years after his death, Malcolm X's work is still unfinished. (from The Washington Post)

What would Malcolm X think about today? (from The New York Times)

Malcolm X on the record. (Democracy Now)

Friday, February 20, 2015

Politics, Putin, and Pro Wrestling

Fake sport, but real exploitation. How professional wrestling mirrors American capitalism. (from Salon)

Pro wrestling's race problem. (from The Atlantic)

The sad story of James Harris, aka pro wrestling's Kamala, the Ugandan Giant. (from The Daily Mirror)

Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and wrestling. (from ZPolitics)

The WWE's current anti-Putin push with the giant Russev and his spokesperson, Lana. (from The National Journal)

Gorgeous George is gone: Times have changed for gays in pro wrestling. (from The Huffington Post)

The time Jon Stewart enlisted Mick Foley to compare politics to professional wrestling. (from The Huffington Post)

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