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Brexit: The Importance of Being Able to Leave

Brexit: The Importance of Being Able to Leave
11 months ago

Brexit: The Importance of Being Able to Leave

EVERYTHING THAT PRECEDED the announcement of a referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Union was a political absurdity — demagoguery, irresponsibility, shameful concessions ­— with …
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A State of Foreclosure: The Guantánamo Prison
11 months ago

A State of Foreclosure: The Guantánamo Prison

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A MONTH HAS PASSED since U.S. President Barack Obama held a press conference on February 23, 2016 to announce the plan for the “once and for all” closure of the …
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Trump Metaphysics
12 months ago

Trump Metaphysics

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QUITE UNEXPECTEDLY, a whole slew of philosophical — I would even say “metaphysical” — issues have come up on the Republican side of the primaries this election season. How to …
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Gun Control or the End of Civilization?
12 months ago

Gun Control or the End of Civilization?

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JUST THE NUMBERS are terrible. More Americans have been killed by a gun since 1970 than in all the wars America has fought since the American Revolution: roughly 1.5 million …
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