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Lady Gaga Denied Permit for Indonesian Concert

The epitome of originality known as Lady Gaga was denied a permit in Indonesia due to a combination of safety concerns and conservative religious groups protesting her “vulgarity.” This means that her sold out 52,000-seat concert has been cancelled. No … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street & The Perils of “Expression”

The first buzzword to emerge from the Occupy Wall Street movement was the obvious: “occupy.”  Coined by movements all across the country, the word is everywhere today, used both in support of the protest and for convenient sarcasm.  But as … Continue reading

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