Sunday, May 28, 2017



Book Review of Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan

By Kirbie Bennett

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Beginning with the story of three laborers swallowing their passports and suitcases causing them to turn into passports and suitcases themselves with arms and legs, then spiraling into the trio trying to escape into an airport, attempting to escape their labor camp – the rush of absurdity contained in those first few pages gives one the impression that Temporary People will not be like your typical novel.

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Opinion and Image by Avery Martinez

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The following is an opinion that does not reflect the viewpoints of The Independent News Organization.

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KDUR New Music Review: More Life and Emperor of Sand

KDUR New Music Review: More Life and Emperor of Sand

Opinion by Douglas DuPont Photo by Jarred Green

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Greetings, reader. It’s Douglas here, back with some music that’ll hopefully make you uneasy. The Independent News Organization and myself will be bringing you these short-yet-sweet breakdowns of two new interesting records bi-weekly. Today, both records come from very different genres. A testament to the diversity one can hear regularly on KDUR–where these discoveries occur, and where the music matters.

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Book Review of Against the Fascist Creep by Alexander Reid Ross and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review of Against the Fascist Creep by Alexander Reid Ross and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Article by Kirbie Bennett Photo by Allison Anderson

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fascism as an ideology and revolutionary movement is often viewed as vehemently pitted against the values of liberalism, democracy and multiculturalism, going to great lengths to dismantle institutions that promote such ethics.

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The Independent Book Review: Who Rules the World? and Difficult Women

By Kirbie Bennett

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Long before “fake news” and “alternative facts” became topics of national discussion and face-palming, the linguistic theorist and social critic Noam Chomsky was offering up in-depth reflections on the way power-systems manufacture consent, creating necessary illusions to distract citizens from systemic inequalities and injustices.

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