ONCE THEY START TEARING DOWN THE STATUES – Many might indeed be cheering, for many different reasons, as the statues of Confederate soldiers and politicians are coming down – or, …

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CHARLOTTESVILLE – It shouldn’t take a moral genius to know that Nazis and white supremacists are scum, just as it shouldn’t take a moral genius to know that communists (whether …

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GUAM VERSUS CLIMATE CHANGE – A pretty silly, but inevitable, tweet from The New York Times: What’s a greater threat to Guam? North Korea, or climate change? https://t.co/bPuBrFULC5 — New …

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LET’S HOPE THERE IS NO RESURRECTION – In the olden days this would be considered blasphemy: Hillary Clinton’s pastoral adviser urged her to keep her head up following her unexpected …

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CULTURAL APPROPRIATION IN POLAND – This is quite beautiful in a way: Make-believe Jewish weddings — a regular educational event in Spain and Portugal, where nostalgia for nearly-extinct Jewish communities …

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THAT RAINBOW SWASTIKA T-SHIRT REALLY SUITS YOU – Someone out there keeps coming with these ideas: Clothing Company Attempts to Reclaim Swastika for LGBTQ People: https://t.co/tIEJ3FRitF pic.twitter.com/8rZwX80pCs — Out Magazine …

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WHAT IF INEQUALITY IS MISLEADING? – I’m not an economist so I can’t critique but it strikes me as interesting research: Bruce Meyer of the University of Chicago and James …

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