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reddit creeps and girls’ real lives

Adrian Chen’s outing of the real identity of Violentacrez (Michael Brutsch), one of Reddit’s most despicable (now former) subreddit moderators and trolls has caused quite a kerfuffle on the site. Violentacrez was one of the originators of such objectionable subreddits as /r/jailbait and

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this american life and dos erres

The latest episode of This American Life features a full-episode-length story on the Dos Erres Massacre and its aftermath. The Massacre took place on December 6, 1982, when some 250 members of the village were murdered. Their bodies were left

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more thoughts on ecuador

In the midst of the drama this past week in Quito, I was really disturbed at the prospect of yet another extrajudicial transfer of power in Ecuador. It’s been since 1996 and the end of Sixto Duran’s term from 1992

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Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

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