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The Other Winner in Turkey’s Elections

The Other Winner in Turkey’s Elections

Dogu Perincek looks set to be a winner in Turkey even if he does not make it into parliament. He’s been in and out of prison during Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rule and is running against the president in the Turkish elections on June 24, with no chance of defeating him and little hope of winning...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Understanding “Humor”

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Understanding “Humor”

Today’s lesson for education: jokes are the trees and humor is the forest. Don’t miss the latter for the former. As the world awaits the future reign of artificial intelligence in the realm of education, teachers can rejoice. A study reminds us of the importance of something typically human:...

Republican Politicians Troll the Media

Republican Politicians Troll the Media

Potential “bait” stories should have people reconsidering the way they watch the news. Republican politicians are trolling journalists with scandalous stories that end in a dud. Day after day, headline after headline, reporters covered the Nunes memo that, according to politicians, would...

16 Women and Donald Trump

16 Women and Donald Trump

Women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted are making their voices heard. The US has slowly drawn the curtains back on the grim reality of the prevalence of sexual misconduct, and the nation’s leader stands at the forefront of this revelation. Considering that President Donald Trump...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Getting the “Job” Done

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Getting the “Job” Done

Robots and artificial intelligence may make humans redundant. In an article for the African publication The Elephant, Joe Kobuthi reminds us of a radical change taking place in Western economies, which he refers to as the “global North.” “A recent study conducted by two Oxford researchers...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Respect”

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Respect”

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter of “respect” to African nations following his alleged “shithole countries” comment. After famously referring to African countries along with Haiti as “shithole countries,” Donald Trump insisted on setting the record straight in a letter...

Now it’s Austria’s Turn

Now it’s Austria’s Turn

The right is set to be the big winner in Austria’s general election. Like its much larger German neighbor, Austria will elect a new parliament on October 15. Unlike Germany, however, there are still many open questions concerning the election outcome and its possible consequences. What is...

Hurricane Harvey Must Prompt Clarity, Anger and Action

Hurricane Harvey Must Prompt Clarity, Anger and Action

Only about half of Americans believe human activity causes climate change, and their lack of knowledge contributes to a situation where the historically largest carbon emitter fails to show climate leadership.  Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast, delivering 40 to 60 inches of rain in...

Trump’s Middle East: Back to the Future

Trump’s Middle East: Back to the Future

Trump’s clearest indication yet of his policy approach toward the Middle East and North Africa was tucked into a recent thank-you speech in Cincinnati. In a little-noticed thank you speech in Cincinnati, a stop on his tour of battleground states that secured his electoral victory,...

What Italy’s Referendum Means for Europe

What Italy’s Referendum Means for Europe

In the wake of rising right-wing populism in Europe, Italians voted against big government and reforms. The fallout could ripple across the continent. Italy’s economy plunged into fresh uncertainty after voters, on December 4, rejected a pro-reforms platform pushed by Prime Minister Matteo...

Russia Meddled in US Election, Says CIA

Russia Meddled in US Election, Says CIA

In a secret assessment, the CIA reveals that Russia meddled in the US election to help Donald Trump win. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” Those were the words of Donald Trump in July as he urged Moscow to hack Hillary...

Millennials Shape Discussion on Gun Violence

Millennials Shape Discussion on Gun Violence

Millennials want to see an intersectional understanding of gun violence in America. Each generation carries its own revolution. For years, gun violence has dramatically impacted communities around the United States, and a movement for gun violence prevention has emerged to respond. Now, as we...

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