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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
 Over 300 civilians have been killed and at least 600 injured, including 44 children, in the past week alone. (Photo: Manu Brabo/AP)
One week after the collapse of a tenuous ceasefire, tensions between the United States and the Russian-Syrian alliance appear to be at a boiling point, while the consequence of that political fall-out is "nothing short of a human catastrophe." At an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Sunday, western powers blatantly...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Citing the environmental and public health risks of factory farming, a $1.25...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A people-powered energy revolution—an era in which people can produce their own...

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Given our skittish, twisted political climate, we offer a rowdy tribute to Banned Books Week and this year's timely theme of diversity. Historically, many books in America were hidden away because some God-fearing, right-thinking white guy detected profanity or blasphemy or S-E-X; in today's changing times, the same gnomes are objecting to nudity, "anti-family" sentiments, and gay and trans S-E-X. At the root of both: fear. The solution to both: Read, aka think.