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The masks of the red death, plus corruption, plus animal news

All from Harper’s Weekly Review: Bill Montgomery, the 80-year-old cofounder of the conservative youth group Turning Point USA, also died of COVID-19; shortly after his passing, the group’s Twitter account deleted a meme making fun of protective masks that used … Continue reading

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Distraught over politics? Take a break with Trollope

That’s a somewhat deceitful title. Because Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) is immersed in politics. Just not our 21st century ones. Although… I’ve been re-reading Trollope’s great six-novel saga, the Pallisers. There’s nothing quite like sagas to pull me out of my … Continue reading

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