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Bulgaria, Post-Totalitarian Europe and Me

Bulgaria, Post-Totalitarian Europe and Me
6 months ago

Bulgaria, Post-Totalitarian Europe and Me

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It’s been three months since the publication, via Sofia, of the Bulgarian communist secret police dossier classifying Julia Kristeva as a spy working under the name “Sabina.”  The semiologist, psychoanalyst …
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Bonheur du Jour – Escritoire of the Day
6 months ago

Bonheur du Jour – Escritoire of the Day

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In eighteenth-century French, the “Bonheur du jour”, literally the “happiness of the day”, was a small escritoire or writing desk with many drawers – and even secret drawers, or compartments. …
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All the World’s a Dump
6 months ago

All the World’s a Dump

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Every day, scientific studies, media reports, and visceral experiences of the rapidly deteriorating state of the environment hit us with a growing and disconcerting force. In drinking water, microplastics abound, …
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The Oldest Testament
7 months ago

The Oldest Testament

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A rabbi, a priest, and an imam walk into a bar. Separately, each orders a Shirley Temple. Then the three proceed to argue which beverage tastes the best, and why …
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