Politics

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The Monthly Chrenk

I know, I know, I’m sorry. On the oft-chance you have been popping in since late October to check in on any new musings and ravings, you would have been …

Culture

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Hills are alive with the sound of white supremacy

The story of the present times is the never-ending race to out-idiot each other on the way to the bottom: The University of Oxford is considering scrapping sheet music for …

Much Ado About Gadot

History

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justice

Reparate my ass

The other day I have been called a “toff”, “tax dodger”,  “ass”, “whataboutery wanker”, “sociopath”, “revisionist”, “bigot”, “sordid”, “tendentious”, “arguer for wrong”, and a genocide apologist who deserves it happening …

Books

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20 + 1 Best Books I’ve Read in 2021

This is the last time I’m ever doing New Year’s resolutions. My resolution for 2021 was to read less – not because I hate reading but to have more diverse …

WTF

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Did it have information that could lead to Hillary Clinton’s arrest? UPDATED

The mysterious Utah monolith is gone, according to the authorities (it was situated on public land): When I initially came across the preview of the above story, my first reaction …

Love

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From the University of the Obvious

Some academics make it very hard to argue against funding cuts to higher education. Take, for example, this groundbreaking research into the online dating apps: New research from William Chopik, …