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Kill the Drug War

Phil Harvey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Phil Harvey

America has locked up more than two million of its people, a higher percent of the population than comparable figures for any other country. Nearly a quarter of these prisoners are in for non-violent drug crimes. Why?

Why People Become Extremists During Arguments

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

It starts out calm. You're having an intelligent debate with a colleague. Then they say something that pushes your buttons and before you know it, t...

Elephant Populations in Kenya Emerge as New Victim of Poverty

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Murka doesn't trust humans. It's no wonder. The two-year-old baby elephant had a spear lodged in her forehead when she was found hiding in thick bush.

Data Bombshell Crushes Congolese Death Reports

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

A bunker-busting academic data bomb has just been dropped on the long suffering Congolese people after the release of a report by the Human Security Report Project at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

The New West Side Story: Food Vendors at War

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sybil Adelman Sage

There was conflict on 55th Street between Fifth & Sixth Avenues, with one group dressed in red and green to demonstrate they're on team Bistro Milano while the other supported the Sweet Sweets Truck.