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What We Learned from World War One

One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, World War I ended. Life would never be the same for the more than …

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Stephen Collinson, “The Pittsburgh Killings Targeted Jews – and America’s Soul,”

“The problem is that Trump has made it clear since the campaign that the public he is speaking to, the public he wants to impress, that he cares about, is a public that is not interested in human rights, in democracy and in loving one’s neighbor.”

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Anti George Soros sentiment graffiti in Resen Macedonia 2018

Mail bombs: Hate speech can have consequences

Anyone who wonders about the link between hateful threats and actual violence was given something serious and grave to think about this week. Authorities found several pipe bombs delivered to …

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Trump and Putin: the pictures tell the story

Anyone who needs confirmation of the secret of a strongman — that he’s a weak man, in constant need of ego affirmation — need only look at images of the …

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People with computers at a meeting

The Sexual Harassment We Don’t Talk About

She arrives at the meeting to present a report that she’s worked on for months. Within minutes he’s at her side, telling her she looks gorgeous today. He sits next …

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Protest march in Madrid against La Manada sentence, in the Spanish Parliament

This message keeps the global #MeToo movement alive

The #MeToo movement has shown once again the wisdom of the adage that there is strength in numbers — even as it highlights that it is still difficult for individual …

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Matteo Salvini - Manifestazione Piazza Duomo - 24 Febbraio 2018

In Italy’s Elections, the Fascists Did Scarily Well

Italy’s elections may have ended in a political deadlock — no one party or alliance gained the 40% necessary to have an absolute Parliamentary majority — but the projected results …

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President Donald J. Trump delivers his presidential inaugural address

Americans don’t want authoritarian spectacles, but Trump does

(CNN) President Donald Trump loves a good show, especially if he’s the protagonist. He’s the first POTUS to have starred in his own reality television series, and, with President Ronald …

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Ginsburg speaks at naturalization ceremony 2018

RBG revolutionized the world for women. We should listen to her

She was sexually harassed in college. When she finished law school, at the top of her class, she only found a clerkship when her professor promised the prospective employer that …

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Gregory Krieg, “Is the Imperial Presidency at Risk Under Trump? Historians Say No,”

“These days it seems like many peoples are gravitating to governmental solutions that involve more executive power….In Europe the most desired form of populism is authoritarian populism. So Americans are in some ways part of a larger trend.”

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