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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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Palestine, non-violent protests and college campus activism

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Pro-Palestine encampments on college campuses are being met with police violence, assault and arrests of students. This effective contestation of mainstream political discourse on the Israel-Palestine conflict has encouraged a more contextually nuanced understanding of the issue in the West.


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Not being afraid to 'eff it up'

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Everyone knows the first rule of improvisational comedy, but the second is just as important, Joy Agwu writes in her final column.


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Ça va? Ça va.

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A look into an everyday call and response that most of us do not even think about.






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Watch out for Hitler

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Why shouldn't we permit state violence and imperialism in our name? Why should we care about the moral life of the state?



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The complexity of simplicity

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The truth of the matter is this: the key to happiness, the fountain of joy, the secret ingredient to the perfect life, is vexingly simple. This is a harrowingly complex fact to accept.