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The Heart Sutra

In order to give a gift, we must be empty. How can we take a form to give if we are not already empty. In order to receive a gift, we must too be empty. For how can we accept … Continue reading

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Osama Bin-Laden Killed by US Special Forces

I’m a little too stunned at the moment to think coherently. But this is huge news. I woke up at about 3 a.m. and checked my computer to find tons of emails from news sources, hundreds of tweets, and dozens … Continue reading

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A Post-ISA Round Up

It may be a few weeks late, but I’m glad to report that the International Studies Association conference in Montreal was a success. I presented on two separate panels – Getting to Grips with Global Governance, and Global Media, Open … Continue reading

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The Internet’s April Fools List

I can’t claim any credit for this, many different people compiled the list of April Fools jokes they found on the internet, but here it is – a list of the websites and the pranks they ran 1. Gmail Motion Beta, … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to for the past 3 months.

It has been a while since I’ve posted here, but it was not out of neglect. I have been working on two different research papers for the past several months, one on cyber security and one on state’s rights, individual … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on the Arizona Shootings

This was the speech from tonight, 01/10/2011, from Jon Stewart, to open the Daily Show. It is extremely important. Click here for video of the speech   (thanks to gawker for providing the video)

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Gabrielle Giffords Shot at Political Event

Here are the news feeds for Gabrielle Giffords. Thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family as Arizona once again takes national headlines in a terrible way.   NPR CNN FOX Huffington Post BBC MSNBC Reports are still … Continue reading

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Culture Hopping: DC Style

Time for a little break from populism and policy, two of my friends are in the district today (visiting from Arizona, which officially has more snow than Washington) and are doing the machine gun version of sightseeing. I get to tag along … Continue reading

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American Populism: A Dead Idea, Part 2

Returning to the theme of Populism I wrote about several weeks ago, a second article in the Salon series (Where Are the Peasants With Pitchforks?) takes a look into how the different parties view the specter of American populism and … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

To all those traveling, have a safe trip, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  

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