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Hollywood needs more non-white leads

Published on November 7th, 2011 | by

Unfortunately, last year’s “The Last Airbender” race-debacle seems to have taught Hollywood casting agents nothing. The Japanese cult-classic “Akira” is now being remade by an American studio, and most fans of the classic have already denounced …
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LGBT adoption bill would help children

Published on November 1st, 2011 | by

On Friday, Sen. Kristin Gillibrand, D-NY, announced that she will introduce a new adoption discrimination bill called “The Every Child Deserves a Family Act.” If passed, the bill would prohibit adoption discrimination based on sexual orientation, …
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GOP adopts Prohibitionist mentality

Published on October 12th, 2011 | by

Raise a glass to Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Their new documentary “Prohibition” aired on PBS last week and was widely watched and critically acclaimed. Burns has been an institution in the historical documentary field since …
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E-books will inspire new readers

Published on October 5th, 2011 | by

Five years ago the e-book was nearly unheard of, but this month more than 11,000 public libraries across the nation will begin lending Kindle-format e-books through their library websites. The Kindle format joins e-books designed for …
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Resistance to vaccinations are baseless

Published on October 3rd, 2011 | by

Since Andrew Wakefield’s, now thoroughly discredited, Lancet publication regarding so-called links between the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism was released in 1998, the fervor surrounding mandatory vaccinations has swelled to a fevered pitch. …
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GOP to gain votes from ID bill

Published on September 20th, 2011 | by

When the voting rights act was implemented in 1965, the spirit of the law was to put an end to widespread discriminatory practices in the South that were aimed at preventing African-American citizens from voting. Poll …
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