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Tor as an Alternative to Internet Bans

Alex LeMire

The Internet is more than just a tool to access information, we use it every day to communicate, express ourselves, and connect ourselves with others from all over the world.  In fact, the free and open Internet is such an important and powerful tool for free speech and expression that in 2011, the United Nations declared broadband access a basic human right.

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Kobe Bryant and the Delusion of Color-Blindness

Crystal Stella Becerril

In a profile piece in the most recent issue of The New Yorker, Kobe Bryant revealed his thoughts on a photo tweeted by Miami Heat’s LeBron James in 2012  of the team wearing their hoodies up to show support and demand justice for Trayvon Martin:

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Justifying the Unjustifiable: The Reactionary Fear Over Invasive Populations

JL Schatz

When it comes to justifying deep seeded assumptions, the human species will do just about anything to continue practices that are otherwise offensive. Celebrating the killing and eating of non-human animals is precisely one of those core beliefs that are voraciously maintained at all costs. This is why a recent article by Modern Farmer, titled “The Joy of Cooking Invasive Species,” can so flippantly condone the mass murder of living creatures under the faulty guise of environmentalism. The article claims:

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