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Discover The Rivers That Made America Great

“Life in us,” Henry David Thoreau once said, “is like the water in a river.” With respect to the life and times of our republic, Martin Doyle would surely agree. In Doyle’s illuminating new book, The Source: How Rivers Made…

The ethics of watching a massacre video

In her famous writings on photography, the late pundit Susan Sontag worried about the “ethics of seeing,” or the choices we must all make about what images to allow into our sight. She may never have imagined the…

Hellfire in Hannity's world

Hellfire in Hannity's worldby digbyThis piece by Gabriel Sherman suggests that Trump's little twitter rant at Fox News over the weekend may not have just been a random freak-out:...Trump’s attacks on Fox have widened the chasm between…
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