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Posts By HPD

Shirin Neshat: Iranian Exile & Artist

January 25, 2014 |

Shirin Neshat is an artist who both in her life and her work reflects the global transformations that took place in the last decades of the 20th century. Never before has the number of inter-cultural art-ists employing their works to … Read More

How To Kill Your Cat

January 25, 2014 |

First of all, I grew up in North Dakota and back in the day if you decided you didn’t want your cat or dog anymore, you killed your cat or dog. It wasn’t a big deal. You did it quick … Read More

Daily Rotten

January 25, 2014 |

Today in Rotten History

The Daily Rotten is part of the popular collection of macabre and disturbing, giving those interested in the darker side of life a daily reminder of what happened on this date in history. For example, … Read More

Stereosonic says “keep your shirt on”

January 25, 2014 |

Are you sick of shirtless sweaty punters rubbing up against you at music festivals? Well it sounds like the organisers of Stereosonic are too, because in a first for an Australian music event, they’ve implemented strict “TOPS ON” policy. If … Read More

Detainees Died During Interrogations

January 18, 2014 |

CIA Inspector General John Helgerson raised concerns in a 2004 top-secret report his office prepared about the legality of the interrogation techniques agency interrogators used against admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

In the report, Helgerson concluded that the CIA’s … Read More

Is the War in Afghanistan Good for Women?

January 18, 2014 |

By Jason Linkins

This week, Time had a graphic cover depicting a woman who was maimed by the Taliban, along with the tagline, “What Happens If We Leave Afghanistan.” Just when everyone was beginning to ask, “What is going to … Read More