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Mar.14.2012
Over the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic spike in young people taking psychiatric medication. As new drugs have come on the market and diagnoses have proliferated, prescriptions have increased many times over. The issue has sparked heated debates, with most arguments breaking down...
Egalitarianism vrs. Authoritarianism
Jun.12.2011
Radical Equality documents the rise and fall of three constitutional principles that upset the feudal alliance of economic monopolists (landowning English nobility), religious authoritarians (the Church of England), and mercenary militarists (redcoat soldiers) ruling the old world. By instituting...
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Jan.14.2011
One hundred pages of lifesaving advice for people out of work. When over ten million people have needed help with their job-hunt-or with figuring out what to do with their life-there is one person they have turned to, more than any other. He is Richard N. Bolles, author of the #1 job-hunting...
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Mar.03.2010
In April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma City-style, and to leave "a lasting impression on the world." Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school...
The Writer's Guide to the Courtroom: Let's Quill All the Lawyers
Jan.27.2010
Why All Writers Need The Writer's Guide To The Courtroom Maybe you have a novel, story, screenplay, or other writing project that has a character involved with the court system. Or you're a journalist writing a story about a court case. (Some law students and new lawyers have said they found it...
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Aug.31.2009
Dannie Martin was a bank robber, a heroin addict, a longtime federal prisoner and, he later wrote, “a criminal by any definition I know of.” But in 1986, the self-educated convict’s life changed dramatically when he submitted a freelance article on AIDS in prison to San Francisco Chronicle editor...
Jun.23.2009
A quirky crime report about a pizzeria owner that assaulted two customers quickly becomes an investigative masterpiece when the reporter discovers the pizzeria owner is a former New York mobster and Sicilian Mafia hitman turned Federal Witness. The mobster's testimony led to the takedown of Anthony...
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Mar.12.2009
To the millions of Americans on the home front during World War II, Ernie Pyle’s column in newspapers across the country offered a foxhole view of the struggle as he reported on the life and death of the average soldier. When he died, Pyle’s popularity and readership was worldwide, with his column...
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Jan.17.2009
This study focuses on thirteen Hollywood films that, from the 1970s to the 1990s, assumed to represent the working practices of U.S. corporate broadcast media. The book argues that since such corporations position themselves as individuals before the law, so their film and news texts are carefully...