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TribLIVE
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror warAmerica's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the publi
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror war
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
America's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the public profile of secretive U.S. special forces and their missions, whose story is told in exhaustive detail by Sean Naylor's new book, “Relentless Strike: The Secret History... Read more
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The New Statesman
PostCapitalism dreams big – but its theories tend towards the vagueShould the Syriza government in Greece ever throw off the shackles of Troika im
PostCapitalism dreams big – but its theories tend towards the vague
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
Should the Syriza government in Greece ever throw off the shackles of Troika imperialism and achieve its anti-austerity revolution, Paul Mason will surely be one of the first supporters it will honour. One of the admirable characteristics of Channel... Read more
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PhysOrg
New book argues international efforts to 'get religion right' are making things worsePolicymakers have pushed an unprecedented array of international initiatives in
New book argues international efforts to 'get religion right' are making things worse
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Policymakers have pushed an unprecedented array of international initiatives in recent years to get religion "right," but in doing so they have contributed to the very divisions they meant to overcome, according to a new book by a Northwestern... Read more
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Washington Post
Thinking beyond the two-state solutionA view of the Israeli barrier (separation wall) between the Palestinian refugee
Thinking beyond the two-state solution
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
A view of the Israeli barrier (separation wall) between the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat, right, and the Jewish neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev that is considered by many as a Jewish settlement in east Jerusalem on Dec. 15. (Abir... Read more
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Slate
Antebellum Enslavers Struggled to Control Their Single Economic Wellspring: Female Sexuality.Our defining institution, in nine lives. “Good Breeders”During the antebellum
Antebellum Enslavers Struggled to Control Their Single Economic Wellspring: Female Sexuality.
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
Our defining institution, in nine lives. “Good Breeders”During the antebellum period, enslaved women wielded their reproductive capital and fought off white encroachment on their sexual health. This article supplements Episode 7 of The History of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Political sex scandals, then and nowSo it turns out that Warren G. Harding really did father a love child with one
Political sex scandals, then and now
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
So it turns out that Warren G. Harding really did father a love child with one of his mistresses, Nan Britton. Last week, descendants of Harding and Britton confirmed that DNA evidence linked their families to each other. That makes us feel superior... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Today's politics are tame by 19th century standardsIf you listened to media reports on last week's Republican debates, you might h
Today's politics are tame by 19th century standards
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
If you listened to media reports on last week's Republican debates, you might have mistaken them for prize fights. In the "first round," we were told, Carly Fiorina and Rick Perry "hammered" Donald Trump. Then came the evening "headliner," where the... Read more
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Washington Post
The Middle East and East Asia: A tale of two economic trajectoriesPeople wait in line to buy gas cylinders at a distribution point in Cairo on Ja
The Middle East and East Asia: A tale of two economic trajectories
Washington Post / Posted 21 days ago
People wait in line to buy gas cylinders at a distribution point in Cairo on Jan. 19. (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters) This post is part of the “International Relations and a new Middle East” symposium. With the hopes raised by the “Arab Spring”... Read more
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TribLIVE
Calling out the Frankfurt SchoolPolitical correctness is just one manifestation of the pernicious influence of
Calling out the Frankfurt School
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
Political correctness is just one manifestation of the pernicious influence of so-called “Frankfurt School” thinkers that Michael Walsh decries in “The Devil's Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West” (Encounter... Read more
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The Daily Review
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
Oakland Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
The Fremont Argus / Posted 28 days ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
We, The Sheeple1. "There is a huge gap between us (Jews) and our enemies, not just in ability
We, The Sheeple
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
1. "There is a huge gap between us (Jews) and our enemies, not just in ability but in morality, culture, sanctity of life, and conscience. They are our neighbors here, but it seems as if at a distance of a few hundred meters away, there are people... Read more

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