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The chairman of the Tories might be about to resign over claims of bullying and blackmail in the party

Conservative Party chairman Lord Feldman is under pressure to resign as calls for an independent inquiry into the bullying and blackmail scandal that has rocked the Tories continue to grow. In recent days, more allegations of misconduct...Show More Summary

Sponsor shout-out: ShanaLogic's Sugar Skull Cameo Necklace

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A special holiday thank you to our long time sponsor Shanalogic! Shanalogic is a curated shop of handmade and independently produced gifts, many of which we own and love! Check out this fantastic Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Cameo Necklace! Dark...Show More Summary

The 365 Challenge: Artists Who Make Something Every Day for an Entire Year

17 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: Cameron Butler/Washington Post) This is Devon "Bosco" Farr. He's a manager at BookPeople, an independent bookstore in Austin, Texas. Every day for the past year, Farr has eaten a taco. He's part of an emerging trend among creative people. Show More Summary

Bonus Quote of the Day

“It’s also been reported that he was registered as an independent and a woman and transgendered leftist activist, if that’s what he is. I don’t think it’s fair to blame on the rhetoric on the left. This is a murderer.” [...]

Megadeth Gives Fans A ‘Black Friday’ Offering

In advance of their latest album, Dystopia, Megadeth has given in to the Black Friday madness… sort of. Record Store Day is a movement put together in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to “celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently... Show More Summary

For The Christian Church Worldwide, This is New Year’s Day

Years ago when working for InterVarsity in Toronto, Canada, a couple of us discussed the idea of visiting a Roman Catholic church on an upcoming Sunday. Because it’s a large city, we ended up doing our visiting independently of each other, which meant going alone. The family near where I sat down must have sensed […]

Man loses lawsuit claiming BMW motorcycle gave him an extended erection

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Not known for making the most exciting motorcycles, BMW has triumphed over a lawsuit claiming one of their bikes left a man with a 2 day long erection. This via the Marin Independent Journal: Wolf claimed he suffered an acute case of priapism -- a painfully prolonged erection -- after riding his 1993 BMW motorcycle for two hours. Show More Summary

Election-day vote buying: Evidence from monetary aggregates

Central bank independence was supposed to end politically driven monetary policy. This column discusses new evidence showing a sizeable spike in the growth rate of cash and overnight bank deposits centred on election days. The spike is present in countries with weak political institutions, but not in OECD countries. Show More Summary

30 Seconds, 16 Shots, 400 Days: The Murder of Laquan McDonald

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Independent media took the official scenario and turned it on its head.

Forget ‘Black Friday’—Spend ‘Civilised Saturday’ in an Independent Bookstore Instead. 

Why some U.K. bookstores are forgoing one of the busiest shopping days of the year for something decidedly less chaotic.

UTA Signs Rising Star Joey King (Exclusive)

The 'Independence Day: Resurgence' actress will headline upcoming YA adaptation 'Stargirl.' read more

5 Reasons Liberals Hate Thanksgiving

Reason #47,321 to be glad you’re not a liberal: You get to enjoy your holiday and allow those around you to enjoy theirs. Not so for our left-wing counterparts, who mostly disdain Thanksgiving – along with Columbus Day, Independence Day, Flag Day, Christmas, Easter, etc. Show More Summary

Lebanon’s 72nd Independence Day: Protests replace official ceremonies

Protests  organized by several syndical, political and civil society groups replaced  the traditional Independence Day military parade  at Shafiq Wazzan Avenue in Downtown Beirut  on Sunday, which was not held for the second consecutive year due to the continued presidential vacuum as Lebanon broke its   own record of  not having a president for 546 days. A brief joint […]

Indie Spotlight: Suburbia Meets Alternative Religion Within ‘The Shades’

We receive a ton of tips every day from independent creators, unaffiliated with any major motion picture studios, television networks, new media studios, or other well-funded online... Visit Tubefilter for more great stories.

Another Lebanese independence day without a president

By :Nayla Tueni Lebanon still suffers from a presidential vacuum as it marks its 72nd Independence Day this week. The country is like an old man no longer capable of keeping up with ordinary life. State institutions’ work is almost at a standstill, there has been no president since 2014, the government is paralyzed, and […]

Video: Tony Moxberg ft. Sheek Louch – Stack To A Hunit

Y-O’s Tony Moxberg returns with a new visual for the Sheek Louch assisted “Stack To A Hunnit,” off the Independence Day EP, which you can stream and download in full below. Styles P, Jim Jones and Dyce Payne also make guest appearances. Previously: Tony Moxberg ft. Jim Jones – Man Down (Video)

Three Reasons I Don’t Want To Retire Early

Spend little, save a lot, achieve financial independence and retire early. It’s dream of many to be able to exit the traditional nine to five workforce and spend the rest of their days living a life of leisure. Early retirement is certainly a popular goal, but it’s one I quite honestly do not share. Show More Summary

Ad Supporting John Kasich Derides Rivals’ Experience

New Day for America, an independent group backing Mr. Kasich, accuses Ben Carson and Donald J. Trump of being unprepared for the presidency in a new TV ad.

Risk Profiles of Freelancers Versus Non-Freelancers

There's lots of people criticizing independent work these days as being too unpredictable, risky and all around bad for both workers and the economy. But a pattern we've noticed is almost all the criticism comes from people with traditional jobs....

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