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Patriotic Vitriol

Patriotic Vitriol – The Cost of Equality may be Lower than you think

Patriotic Vitriol Patriotic Vitriol Canada sparked headlines around the world this winter by making its national anthem “gender neutral”, modifying ...
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Prime Numbers – there are mathematicians out there “working on prime numbers.”

Prime Numbers Prime Numbers I suppose there are mathematicians out there “working on prime numbers.” I don’t know if there ...
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Broadway Mansplainer – Broadway’s Original Mansplainer

Broadway Mansplainer Broadway Mansplainer The Street Where I Live,” the playwright and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner’s amusing 1978 memoir, is ...
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Pineapple – The Strange Magical History of the “King-Pine”

Pineapple Pineapple “There is no nobler fruit in the universe,” Jean de Léry writes of the pineapple. Charles Lamb loved ...
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India China Frenemies

India China Frenemies – When Modi and Xi Meet, Indian Elections Will Set the Tone

India China Frenemies Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, left, and President Xi Jinping of China in September. Officials from ...
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