Late last week, Rick linked to a story about potential double voters in Maryland and Virginia.  Two groups (Election Integrity Maryland and the Virginia Voters Alliance) claimed to have discovered “tens of thousands” of electors on the rolls in both states, … Continue reading →

Dear Colleagues I have conducted a number of workshops for students in various contexts about how to write a successful fellowship application. For the workshops I have put together a short-power point presentation that provides some key tips and strategies for developing an effective proposal, and also some key Continue →


Sept 1, 2014

Less than a week after a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas halted the bloody 50-day war in Gaza, Israel announced it is appropriating nearly 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank for Israeli settlers.

Israeli officials declared a 990-acre region as "state land," effectively confiscating it from Continue →


TransConflict – August 2014 Review

by TransConflict on September 1, 2014

Dear All,

  TransConflict is pleased to present a selection of articles published during August, plus updates from the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, available by visiting:     To read all TransConflict's analysis from throughout the month, please click here. We kindly ask you to share the review widely and to encourage others to sign-up for regular updates from TransConflict Continue →
I was lucky enough to be at the excellent APSA panel Rick Hasen organized on the President’s Commission on Election Administration (and unlucky enough to be staying at the fire-plagued Marriot). I though I’d say a few words about the … Continue reading →

I hear he has rounded up a gang of cold blooded killers and they are killing anyone who gets in their way. Fortunately, we have a wise old leader in our town called John McFool who has come up with a brilliant plan to keep my family and I safe. Continue →


On using Jews as a human shield for Zionist advocacy

by sarahbenton on September 1, 2014

Dangerous liaisons: popular image of the Rapture when Israel’s greatest friends, American evangelical Christians, will be taken up to heaven leaving behind the Jews in Israel who will have to be converted to Christianity to enable Christ’s second coming, thus irrevocably ending the world as we have known it.

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My 18-year-old Siamese has taken to thinking of the floors as her toilet. It started with pooping everywhere; now she's peeing as well.

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Teddy neocon wants to bomb ISIS to oblivion

by Keith Alan on September 1, 2014

Everyday Ted Cruz sounds like another Bush family member!


Insight on Conflict Monthly Newsletter: September 2014

by Insight on Conflict on September 1, 2014

A monthly selection of the best new research and resources on local peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Insight on Conflict. This month’s edition features articles on local ownership of Security Sector Reform, reintegration of LRA abductees, and more. Sign up here to receive the newsletter by email each month.

Research this month Security Sector Continue →

Author and investigative reporter Charles Bowden died Saturday at his home in Arizona at the age of 69. Watch one of our most recent interviews with him in April 2010, when he had just published "Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Continue →


Egypt: Rab’a Witness Detained at Protest

by Human Rights Watch on September 1, 2014

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