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Water in Sonora: A Western Dilemma

(7) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 7:00 PM

Three hundred miles south of Nogales, Arizona, a coalition of Yaqui Indians has been blocking traffic for several weeks along Highway 15 between Guaymas and Ciudad Obregón, Sonora. Cars idle for hours in 110-degree heat. Drivers lose gas, sweat, and patience in equal measure because of the Yaqui...

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Adam Grant's Give and Take and the Importance of Paragraph 39

(4) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 3:18 PM

Spouses and families contribute to an individual's professional success, no doubt. But how should they be acknowledged? The question often emerges from the historical sources of my research; official narratives of the past seldom praise women's contributions. The issue also arises in the acknowledgements of historical studies. Most historians save...

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Mitt Romney and Off-Shore Citizenship

(53) Comments | Posted October 18, 2012 | 11:59 AM

In Tuesday's debate, Mitt Romney tried to lobby for his new tax plan without mentioning the specific deductions or credits he'd cut as president. In so doing, Romney used the same strategy of evasion that has shielded his personal tax records from critique. Just as we should press him for...

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