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    American Exceptionalism at Play in Interpreting the Convention on Torture

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    Wed, 10/22/2014 - 02:10
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    Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:10
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    Whose Interests Are Served by Occupy Hong Kong?

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    Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:10
    Kurt Lambeck, professor of geophysics and former president of the Australian Academy of Science, says sea levels have risen at an unprecedented rate in the last 150 years, as compared to the 6,000 years preceding it.

    Low Black Voter Turnout Could Unseat Senate Democrats

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    Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report shames Democrats' record on social programs and says "fear of the Republicans" strategy to get out the black vote is unlikely to work

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