Rants & Raves

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Eat Fat Get Fat – why eating fat won’t make you fat — but sugar will

Eat Fat Get Fat Dozens of scientific studies suggest that eating fat isn't linked to weight gain. Aaron Carroll, a ...
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Violent Acts often motivated, rather than countermanded, by ethical norms.

Violent Acts Perpetrators of violence, we’re told, dehumanise their victims. The truth is worse. Violent Acts A recent episode of ...
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Maternal Mortality – U.S. Has The Worst Rate Of Maternal Deaths (Rich)

Maternal Mortality The story of Lauren Bloomstein illustrates a disparity in our nation's health care system, where primary focus is ...
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21st Century Tsar

21st Century Tsar – Russia under Vladimir Putin – A tsar is born

21st Century Tsar As the world marks the centenary of the October Revolution, Russia is once again under the rule ...
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Kerala India

Kerala India – One of the few places where a communist can still dream

Kerala India Kerala India By Greg Jaffe and Vidhi Doshi October 27 Kerala India On a recent morning in southern India, one of the ...
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