monday reading list

“I tend to think the idea of fair and balanced is amiss – you never achieve that – but there’s something beautiful about putting your future in the hands of people, of normal citizens.”

~ Ben Montgomery of the Tampa Bay Times

on the jury selection in the George Zimmerman case

While millions protest in Egypt’s streets, demanding the ouster of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood, we ask who would better articulate solutions to the country’s now chronic issues?

Continuing the political and humanitarian crises in Kashmir, both a policeman and a rebel were killed yesterday in the most recent clash.

Before the word ‘conservative’ ceases to have meaning, the modern right should take a look at Edmund Burke and the originators of conservative thought.

Adding to the long list of health care woes, it now appears that the US method of childbirth is the most expensive (yet not the most effective) method in the world.

You may have heard about Rick Rubin bringing Kanye’s Yeezus to minimalist roots, but you may not have realized that he has been in your ears for most of your life.

With Everest now containing everything but an escalator to bring climbers to its peak, it is little wonder that climbers have a reinvigorated obsession with Alaska’s Denali.


following the bloodbath of the syrian civil war

We have become so accustomed to watching genocides unfold before our eyes that sometimes we forget, or find ourselves unable, to take notice. This post is to help those people who just need a little help in following the carnage so that, insha’Allah, we never have to see death on this scale again. The odds are against us.

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