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Famed Gay-Rights Lawyer Sets Himself Afire To Protest Environment
PROSPECT PARK, NY — David Buckel, a nationally known activist for gay rights and environmental preservation, doused himself with gasoline and set himself afire Saturday in a wide-open section of Prosp... read more
After the Arab Spring, the future is uncertain for Muslim gay youth
It was in this environment that Mohamed Bouazizi ... poured paint thinner over his body and set himself afire in front of government buildings after shouting, "How do you expect me to make a living?" ... read more
Editing a Paper in Your Hometown
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Robert Vesco, Famed Fugitive, May Have Died in Cuba
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Vatican official attacks U.S. Democrats as “party of death”
Vatican officials seldom single out political leaders who differ with the Church on issues like abortion rights or embryonic stem cell research. But now that the Vatican’s highest court is led by an A... read more
Obama to eat a live kitten during State of the Union.
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Kevin Grayson: Former college football star and one-time NFL hopeful comes out as gay as he compares lying about sexuality to a 'cancer'
Last months, officials from the NFL met with gay rights groups to start a dialogue about the need to combat homophobia in professional sports. read more
Triaging Moral Disagreements
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Conservative mag attacks Catholic Worker as lefty extremists; Who wrote it?
David McReynolds, the famed East Village pacifist and socialist who speaks ... an African-American leader in the civil rights struggle who advocated for nonviolence, socialism and gay rights. He also ... read more
Treat the Tax-Me-More Crowd to a Voluntary Additional Tax
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Keith Olbermann: They're killing dogs in Sochi
The gloves are officially off. Late Saturday, Gov. Chris Christie mounted a blistering attack on the credibility of the New York Times and the disgraced director of interstate capital projects at ... read more