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Pro-Gay Marriage Muslim State Legislator

Pro-Gay Marriage Muslim State Legislator

He was interviewed today on NPR's "Tell Me More". "In some ways Saqib Ali has had a normal life for a local politician. After earning his bachelors degree from the University of Maryland, he ran for political office in 2006. His victory won him a seat...

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Must Read : Aging Behind Bars

April 21, 2009 Among the grotesque realities of modern American life is the exponential rise of geriatric prisoners–men and women in their 60s, 70s, 80s, and even 90s, who committed crimes decades ago, are feeble and ill, yet remain incarcerated not only...

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Must Read ⇒ Sex Wars: Sluts vs. Losers

Must Read ⇒ Sex Wars: Sluts vs. Losers

When it comes to sex, who’s got it tougher: the woman who’s called a slut for having too much casual sex? Or the guy who’s branded a loser for not having enough? A provocative new study has launched a Daily Beast debate between sexperts Susannah Breslin...

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Thomas Friedman’s Five Worst Predictions

Thomas Friedman’s Five Worst Predictions

In this morning’s New York Times, columnist Thomas Friedman makes a grave prediction regarding Obama and the ongoing financial crisis: “I fear that his whole first term could be eaten by Citigroup, A.I.G., Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and the whole...

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Rethinking the American Dream

Rethinking the American Dream

Closing a Summer Cottage, Quogue, New York, a 1957 Norman Rockwell art-directed Colorama by Ralph Amdursky and Charles Baker. © 2009 Kodak, courtesy of George Eastman House. The photographs in this article are Kodak Coloramas that were exhibited at New...

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