Category Archives: Culture

Protests, fossil fuels and (animal news) big balloons: it’s complicated

So points out the item in Harper’s Weekly Review: In New York, protesters demonstrating for the liberation of Palestine disrupted the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, cutting in front of the enormous dinosaur balloon sponsored by Sinclair Oil Corporation, which has … Continue reading

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I’m worried about concussions.

Oh, not mine. Although it’s possible I had one many years ago when a (white, blond) lunatic dressed in military camo punched me in the face on a bright sunny day at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street and I landed … Continue reading

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Ah, those good old days of Empire. They were special.

From Harper’s Weekly Review: King Charles delivered a speech about Britain’s abuses during their colonization of Kenya in which he failed to offer an apology, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan bemoaned the fall of the Ottoman Empire at a rally … Continue reading

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