Politics

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No philanthropy, thanks; we’re leftists

The other day, Alexandria “She Guevara” Ocasio Cortez took to Twitter to complain how her “abuela” (grandma) in Puerto Rico is still living in deplorable conditions, four years after Hurricane …

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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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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25 Best Books I’ve Read in 2020

As always with these annual roundups, please note that these are the best books I’ve read last year, not the best book published last year, as I never buy new …

“Ruthenia & Galicia”

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, …