Archive | September, 2014

TNCs Squashing Taxi Industry in San Francisco

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Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft have been locked in a gargantuan battle across San Francisco that has been so vicious it would give even Godzilla pause. Although the city’s buildings and bridges have remained intact, the same can’t be said of its festering taxi industry. Last week, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency…
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Independence Fever

In a much less violent and more democratic way than history is accustomed to, Scotland was afforded the opportunity to vote their way to independence. Ultimately Scotland decided to stay with the United Kingdom. Although it may seem to some that an opportunity was wasted, the Scots’ decision to stay united is not a total…
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Tibetan Freedom Torch Relay Arrives In Munich

Tibet: The Normalized Conflict Of Our Generation

In the minds of most westerners, Tibetans bring about images of saffron and maroon-colored robes worn by Buddhist monks busy shuffling their feet within the confines of their ancient and holy monastery. A humble yet rewarding life, we presume. The nation of Tibet — or rather the political boundaries deemed by the People’s Republic of…
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Eric Holder Comes Out Supporting The Legalization of Marijuana

Soon after Attorney General Eric Holder tendered his resignation, he appears to be cozying up to the idea of making an argument for the legalization of marijuana. This is a drastic shift in ideology, as Holder has resisted the shift from his past non-support for legalization over his tenure as Attorney General. In an interview…
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History, Sunny Side Up

Photo Credit: The Washington Times One day, when they write the history of the Jefferson County, Colorado high schools, they’ll leave out what happened Tuesday. At least if the current school board there has anything to say about it. What happened Tuesday is that hundreds of high school students walked out of their classes to protest…
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