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Federal Agencies — Browse Federal Agencies, 440 at the time of this post.

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

SEP logoThe Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.

Principal Editor: Edward N. Zalta

On Serial Killers

After the last six months of binge watching forensic shows, serial killer documentaries, and obliterating all other suggestions for content on Netflix…I have have to wonder if the uptick in serial killer programming is by design.  What does it say about American society that we are obsessed with the macabre?  What could be in store for a people desensitized to murder and death?



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Renewable Energy

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BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.

Black Feminist Thought

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Black Maine

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Couple inquires about this and I’ve only been living here for a year now.

In 2013, it seems there was some kind of state acknowledgement that Maine should try harder to celebrate Black history because I found some pathetic write-ups in a few disparate organziations’ archives (couldn’t figure out where the education or honor was, just a frequent use of the word diverse…)

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