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Eighteen years ago.
Eighteen years, and the 3920th review should go up sometime today.
Don't really know what to say about this kind of anniversary. Except for that I have obviously wasted way, way too much time doing this...
I am the youngest of six (6) Children ...
Journalists around the world are working together more than ever. Here are 56 examples
How biography works. It isn't merely a mode of historical inquiry, “but an act of imaginative faith,” says Richard Holmes, who has spent his life pursuing subjects through the past... Coldest Rivers »
Here’s how local newsrooms can collaborate on big projects
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By coincidence — although not really so, if you see what I mean — a planned lecture tour of Australia by AEI’s Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a vocal critic of female genital mutilation, sharia law, and jihadism, has been called off following calls to venues and insurers threatening “trouble.” Ali, who was born Muslim but came to disagree with the religious tenets of Islam, already travels with armed guards because of the credible threat of assassination [Kay Hymowitz, City Journal]
Arthur Balfour was not a great prime minister of Britain, but he was a serious philosopher. Intellectual politicians, once common, now are nonexistent... Non Existent
Robert Goulder, French Lessons on Tax Reform: The Bad, the Worse, and the Bizarre (Tax Analysts Blog). “It gets worse. Mélenchon wants to increase the top marginal tax rate on individuals to 100 percent of their earnings. You read that correctly — a 100 percent tax bracket… I’ve never taken the Laffer Curve seriously, but in the case of a 100 percent marginal rate, one might start to ponder whether the ripple effects include disincentives to work and invest.”