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Fundamentalist Religion’s War on Women. Con’t

Thanks to Kevin Underhill’s LoweringTheBar, I give you this bitter pill (you’ll chew your fingernails and scream before you swallow any pill — with a full glass of water) announcing a step forward in the rights of Saudi women. (Hm, … Continue reading

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The reality of dictatorships: they are obtuse

Alexander Stille, a professor at Columbia, published a fascinating historical essay in the oped section of the New York Times, “What a Murder by Mussolini Teaches Us About Khashoggi and M.B.S: The murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis has striking … Continue reading

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Extraordinary headline in the New York Times

This morning I picked up my Times hard copy from outside my door. And I gasped. If you don’t get the hard copy, you won’t see this remarkable headline over the two right-hand columns of news: Saudis Now Plan to … Continue reading

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