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What’s a pathological optimist to do when all about her is despair?

I just read today’s New York Times opinion section, after which I dipped into the readers’ comments, as I always do. Despair, hopelessness, monumental depression — about us, the United States. Secession, too, had its proponents among my fellow readers, … Continue reading

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Two paragraphs in Michelle Goldberg’s op today send thrills up my spine

Not chills, no. Thrills. Goldberg visited Ukraine a few years ago and today tells us about some of her Ukrainian contacts, what they’re feeling and thinking, in her op, “Why Ukrainians Believe They Can Win.” Here are the two paragraphs: … Continue reading

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Animal news: Of chameleons, conspiracies and Hillary Clinton

A chameleon too too small. Teeny, in fact. (There’s a photo of the little creature standing on the top of someone’s thumb.) The Guardian reports: Scientists say they have discovered a sunflower-seed-sized subspecies of chameleon that may well be the … Continue reading

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