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Alejandra Dubcovsky
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Alejandra Dubcovsky is an assistant professor of history at Yale, specializing in the study of the colonial South, American Indian history, and comparative colonial experiences. Her first book, Informing Power: Communication Exchange in the Early South is under contract at Harvard University Press. Her work has appeared in several journals, including Ethnohistory, The William and Mary Quarterly, and Native South.

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The Cost of Free Information

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 4:25 PM

The Drug Enforcement Agency paid over three quarters of million dollars for information that it could have gotten legally and for free. It paid $854,460 to be exact.

This money went to an Amtrak employee identified only as "secretary to a train and engine crew" for confidential...

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The Winter Olympics, History and Should We Care?

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 5:47 PM

The medal count steadily rises for the United States team in Sochi -- but the Olympics are about so much more than medals. They are about sportsmanship, coming together and celebrating national unity through diversity, or so the television commercials insist.

"Is it unpatriotic to not care about Sochi?"...

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