Welcome back, dear readers, to The Kerfuffler, where every other week we take a look at the culture wars raging online. This week we're looking at the debate surrounding the nature and aims of one of the first 'internet generation' terrorist groups, Islamic State.
I absolutely cannot think of a better inspiration for getting schoolchildren to read than by choosing a man who got very rich without ever having read a book in his life.
An arbitrator has ruled that his demotion/dismissal from the Philadelphia Inquirer way back in January 2008 was "unjust", and has ordered the negotiation of an "appropriate remedy". I'm sure we could come up with a few suggestions.
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David Hirshey writes regularly about soccer for Deadspin.