"The typical Christian in the world today isn’t a middle-class white male in Dubuque pulling up to church in his Lincoln Continental. She is an impoverished black mother of four in Nigeria, or a Dalit grandmother in India, or an exploited Filipina maid in Saudi Arabia. They often face hardships that are hard for most American Christians, accustomed to material comfort and lacking any real experience of religious persecution, to fathom."
"After years of toiling fruitlessly, I feel like I’m finally earning the art community’s respect,” said Watt, 24, who through the NEA’s endowment program has been given a generous weekly stipend that she stands to forfeit in the event she is caught resuming work on her insipid, banal compositions. “This grant has helped me realize the things that I’m incapable of, and it has allowed me to achieve the dream that so many others have had for me since I first started out as an artist."
"Question: Will there ever be MLS in Cleveland? Garber: Ever is a long time […] What I would say to folks that are living in Cincinnati, the folks that are living in Dayton, folks that are living in Cleveland: Support the [Columbus] Crew."
"The industry now points to neighbouring countries like the UK and Italy, where the market for gluten-free products is already worth ten times as much, as evidence that there is vast potential for future growth. “It is changing from a niche market to a mass market,” says Coralie de Rozières, the head of gluten-free products at Nutrition & Santé, France’s leading manufacturer of gluten-free products."
#ashtag not the darkest cross ever…
"Moreover, many of Heidegger’s key concepts appear to overlap with those of fascism—though experts have never, until perhaps now, seen them linked explicitly to Jews. For example, the philosopher is scathing in his criticism of modernity’s wayward drift, the soullessness and ahistoricity of the cosmopolitan, and the rule of technology and science. He believed that the answer to this crisis of civilization lay in the revolutionary empowerment of the ethnic nation, or Volksgemeinschaft. And not just any Volk could pull mankind off its destructive path, but rather specifically the German Volk."
"The term surfaced in 1947, in Walter Lippmann’s book “The Cold War,” whose title was derived from a phrase “used in Europe during the late 1930s to characterize Hitler’s war of nerves against the French, sometimes described as la guerre blanche or la guerre froide,” as Ronald Steel wrote in his book “Walter Lippmann and the American Century.”"