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How many conspiracy theories can one weary nation take?

Oh but this one is metastasizing conspiracies. To keep my friends who eschew Twitter up on its universe, here are some of the conspiracy theories I’ve picked up re Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide (or “suicide”): Hillary did it. Since she kills … Continue reading

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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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