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The Comparative Politics of Atrocity
Director, Foreign Policy In Focus and Editor, LobeLog; Author ...
Is ISIS medieval? However much ISIS is committed to returning the world to the seventh century, their atrocities have a more complicated genealogy that stretches from the beheadings of the Middle Ages through the tortures of 18th-century France all the way up to the present day.
Police and Protesters as Potential Allies
Warren J. Blumenfeld
The concept of meritocracy provides justification and cover to the nation in refusing to acknowledge and in denying the actual causes for the tremendous chasms in the wealth distribution and in educational achievement, and for the overall systemic inequities based on social identities.
How I Wrote a Novel at Work
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre
I am leaving for lunch and will not return, I have a book signing this afternoon and it looks like we have a problem with the venue. See you on Monday!
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