Daily Archives: March 29, 2019

#206 3-29-19 Theresa May Betrays Brexit

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NYT: An Outbreak Spreads Fear: Of Measles, of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, of Anti-Semitism

From the New York Times: A measles outbreak in a New York suburb has sickened scores of people and stoked long-smoldering tensions between the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and the secular world at large. SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — Erica Wingate was … Continue reading

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#204 3-27-19 Facebook Bans White Nationalism

Transcript of part of Wednesday’s discussion: Kyle: Kevin, first I have a question for you, you talked about how I was obsessed with the idea of these dissident right people who were threatening me. Then Luke mentioned to you something … Continue reading

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A Delicate Aggression: Savagery and Survival in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Here are some excerpts from this new book: * Engle, the son of a horse trainer who regarded teaching as another form of athletic coaching, transformed the peer criticism component of Schramm’s method into a blood sport. * When authorship … Continue reading

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