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Government Crisis in Burundi

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I have not seen too much discussion on this, but after a failed coup, Burundi's government is struggling with a question of legitimacy. The coup was a respon...

Two Years Post-Snowden: ACLU vs Clapper

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On May 7th, after a near two year ordeal, the ACLU successfully won their case against James Clapper, the head of the National Security Agency. The second ci...

Not Lacking Links

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reading miscellanea: "Study: Partisans treat politics like sports, valuing a team over issues" Turns out most core voters go out to show Democrats/Republican...

Book Review: Why Nations Fail

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Finished this book recently and wanted to make a general review on it. I will do my best to make a relatively small summation of a mammoth of a book. Why I c...