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Germany Scraps Tuition Fees

Germany Scraps Tuition Fees

All German universities will offer free higher education starting this week, after the region of Lower Saxony changed its policies to fit with the rest of the country. German policy-makers say that free university education for all is a basic right, and that tuition fees are unfair and discourage poorer students from continuing with their […]

City of Seattle May Change “Columbus Day” To “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

City of Seattle May Change “Columbus Day” To “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

Measures are currently underway in Seattle, Washington which would abolish the holiday known as “Columbus Day” and replace it with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”. In the not-so-distant past, such a thing would be unthinkable, as the propagandized version of the founding of America was widely accepted until just a few years ago. In recent years, more […]

Hopkins Study Shows That “Magic Mushrooms” Help Heavy Smokers Quit

Hopkins Study Shows That “Magic Mushrooms” Help Heavy Smokers Quit

A report published online last week in The Journal of Psychopharmacology suggested that psilocybin mushrooms could help long-time smokers kick their habit.  The report sourced a recent John Hopkins study, authored by Matthew W. Johnson, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The study featured a […]