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Gun Crazy on College Campuses | The Racist Behind O'Reilly's War on Xmas | Ivy League Dunces

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Gun Crazy: Firearms Proponents Want a World Where College Kids Carry Concealed Weapons  

Gun Crazy: Firearms Proponents Want a World Where College Kids Carry Concealed Weapons
By Liliana Segura, AlterNet
The NRA and Co. have pushed campaigns to allow concealed-weapons permits on college campuses in 15 states this year and failed in all of them. Read more »

Ivy League Dunces Have Led America Off a Cliff  

Ivy League Dunces Have Led America Off a Cliff

Don't expect the Harvard crowd to fix it either. They can't. They are loyal to the decaying political and financial systems that empowered them. Read more »

The White Nationalist Behind Bill O'Reilly's War on Christmas  

The White Nationalist Behind Bill O'Reilly's War on Christmas

How a racist created the conservative movement's favorite holiday season outrage -- and has O'Reilly dreaming of a pure, white Christmas. Read more »

Who Will Go Down with Blagojevich?  

Who Will Go Down with Blagojevich?

The investigation could extend far beyond the Illinois governor's office. Read more »

How Compulsive Hoarding Can Threaten Your Health and Take Over Your Life  

How Compulsive Hoarding Can Threaten Your Health and Take Over Your Life

The inability to part with possessions is often a symptom of psychiatric disorder -- and it's on the rise in America. Read more »

Van Jones: One of the Most Visionary Progressive Leaders  

Van Jones: One of the Most Visionary Progressive Leaders

The green jobs advocate has just received the prestigious Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship. Here's a look at the best of his 2008 work. Read more »

How Obama Can Leverage the Chicago Factory Sit-In to Help American Workers  

How Obama Can Leverage the Chicago Factory Sit-In to Help American Workers

Grassroots activism helped Obama win the presidency. It could also help him fix the economy. Read more »

10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy  

10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

Daily habits can affect our well-being. Here are 10 simple actions that research has shown makes people feel good. Read more »

Who Are the Taliban? The Afghan War Deciphered  

Who Are the Taliban? The Afghan War Deciphered

Almost every suicide attack and kidnapping is attributed to "the Taliban." In reality, however, the insurgency is far from monolithic. Read more »

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What President-Elect Obama Must Do Once He Closes Gitmo  

What President-Elect Obama Must Do Once He Closes Gitmo

Help end the unconstitutional military commissions. Read more »

New Study: Tasers Much Stronger than Manufacturers Let On  

New Study: Tasers Much Stronger than Manufacturers Let On

So much for "zero risk." Read more »

Impossible Beauty Standards: Jessica Alba's Airbrushed Campari Ads  

Impossible Beauty Standards: Jessica Alba's Airbrushed Campari Ads

If Alba can't measure up to commercial beauty standards, what does that mean for the rest of us? Read more »

 

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