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The Contrarian: Know Your Enemy

Last Thursday was the two-month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement and I was surprised to realize that I had no idea it had been that long. This “Day of Action,” organized and planned weeks prior to...

The Contrarian: An Education

When I was in high school, I applied to three four-year colleges, two private, one public, keeping in mind what sort of monetary clout I was working with and how that would effect my decision regarding what...

The Contrarian: Selling Out

One thing (of the many things) I find truly hilarious is when people talk about money “being the root of all evil.” In the best of times, you get what you pay for, and resources maintain value by maintainin...

The Contrarian: Oh, Word?

Thank goodness for Jon Stewart. Besides having provided stoners political jump-on points since 1999 (note: Commenting on the enthusiastic audience response to the topic of capital punishment at the Republic...