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White Nationalists Interrupt Author At Politics And Prose Bookstore

A group of self-avowed white nationalists barged into the Politics and Prose bookstore in Northwest Washington DC last Saturday afternoon, interrupting an appearance by author Jonathan M. Metzl, a psychiatrist and director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University. As Metzl discussed his new book: Dying […]


Elite Military Organization Or Harsh Terror Group? Controversy Over Iran’s New Guards Corps

The US has had a turbulent relationship with Iran since its revolution in 1979.  With President Trump’s designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization, the US classifies an entire foreign government pillar as a terrorist threat for the first time and enters into an uncertain situation […]


More Than 270 Indonesian Election Staff Die From Overwork

According to the Indonesian Election Commission, two hundred seventy election volunteers have died from fatigue and over-work related illnesses just days after national election polls closed. Indonesia held the world’s largest single-day election on April 17, and the deaths were reported to occur as a result of continuous hours of […]