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Obama & the Coming Election: @ElizabethDrewOH on the importance of the midterms
Fighting Polio in Syria: Save the Children Responds
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Robin Robertson’s new translation of Euripides’ Bacchae
Why a UN-backed court in Cambodia convicted Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity, but not of genocide
Richard Sexton: Partially demolished building with Edifico FOSCA in the background, Havana
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New Orleans and its architectural ties to the cities of the Creole diaspora, in photographs:
What Only Soldiers Understand: Christopher de Bellaigue on Sebastian Junger’s film ‘Korengal’
A Natural Wonder in Peril: Tim Flannery on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and its history
Find a comfy chair and enjoy this update by Alberto Manguel on A History of Reading: Conversations with the dead.…
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Conversations with the Dead: from the new introduction to Alberto Manguel’s ‘A History of Reading’
Garry Winogrand was like a walking camera: by the time he died he had taken nearly a million photographs
Garry Winogrand's Lonely America, an interview with Dominique Nabokov
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"My only other choice was death" doctor forced from #Syria tells @annie_sparrow, as polio+deadly epidemics spread…
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“There are ways of looking good which cannot be faked.”
“There are many ways to live a full, responsible, and wise life that do not pass through reading literary fiction.”
#Syria's polio outbreak mainly due to Assad's atrocities but also a consequence of @WHO & @UNICEF policy choices:…
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Fascinating chat w/ Tsering Woeser & Wang Lixiong on identity &ethnic violence in China 1.… 2.…
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In his letters Ernest Hemingway took on many styles: flattering to Gertrude Stein, bigoted and obscene to Ezra Pound
Are WHO and UNICEF putting partnership with Syria’s brutal dictatorship over their responsibility to public health?