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Six Latin American Novels That Are Pushing Boundaries

Let’s start with real talk: In the English-speaking world, and above all in the U.S., Latin American literature is all too often pigeonholed, …

Books

Why ‘Progressives’ Cannot Abide Dissent

One of the central questions facing our society today is how rival visions—what constitutes “the good life,” or what constitutes “progress,” or what …

3 Theological Reflections on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen’s thesis in <i>Why Liberalism Failed</i> is clear and direct. “Liberalism has failed”, he writes in the introduction, “not because it fell …

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

North Korea

Heretics welcome! Economics needs a new Reformation | Larry Elliott

Neoclassical economics has become an unquestioned belief system and treats those challenging the creed as dangerous<p>In October 1517, an unknown Augustinian monk by the name of Martin Luther changed the world when he grabbed a hammer and nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in …

Economics

This Holocaust Survivor Noticed A Detail In Charlottesville You Might Have Missed

“You see something like this, you know, it brings back memories and I’m concerned about what could happen in this country.”<p>Shock and anger were common feelings for most Americans who followed the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>To Jack Rosenthal, the hate-filled imagery was …

Rights & Freedoms

Coca-Cola collaborated with the Nazis in the 1930s, and Fanta is the proof

The not-so-sweet history<p><i>“The onset of the Second World War confronted the Coca-Cola Company with an acute irony. For all their dogged efforts at</i> …

World History

Why flight attendants hate when you order Diet Coke

If you've ever wondered why the flight attendant with the drink cart took forever to reach your row, there's a good chance it's because everybody was holding up the works by ordering this one drink.<p>For the parched traveler who needs a drink now, don't order a Diet Coke on a plane because it takes …

Flying

Presidents Jefferson and Jackson Disowned by the Democratic Party

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 15, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>A once proud …

Democratic Party

Stories that hold a mirror up to society

<b>A State of Freedom.</b> By Neel Mukherjee. <i>Chatto & Windus; 275 pages; £16.99. To be published in America by Norton in January.</i><p>MIGRATION is generally …

Books

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Legendary bassist looks to correspondents for the answers<p>4:52 p.m. Today4:52 p.m. April 29, 2018<p>Walt Disney Co.’s superhero epic “Avengers: Infinity …

9 facts about hermeneutics

Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction<p><i>Very Short Introductions</i> (VSI) series combines a small format with authoritative analysis and big ideas for …

Personal Information

The Lion-Shaped Maps That United a Nation

Back in the 16th century, the “Leo Belgicus” helped the Netherlands win a long war for independence.<p>Sports teams and political movements alike know: …

Klaus Iohannis

The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars

Europe Forever Changed<p>The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars began in 1792, just three years after the beginning of the French Revolution. …

Donald Trump's NAFTA Trade Imbalance Delusion

The Trump administration is determined to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) — which created a single market from Mexico's …

How I Process the Moral Failures of My Historical Heroes

<b>Article by: John Piper</b><b>Editors’ note:</b> John Piper—founder and teacher of desiringGod.org, chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary, and TGC Council …

How Tall Would The Stanley Cup Be If The NHL Never Removed Anyone’s Name?

The NHL season is over, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have won their second straight Stanley Cup. They beat the Nashville Predators in six games, and …

How Flawed Science Is Undermining Good Medicine

A surprising medical finding caught the eye of NPR's veteran science correspondent Richard Harris in 2014. A scientist from the drug company Amgen had reviewed the results of 53 studies that were originally thought to be highly promising — findings likely to lead to important new drugs. But when …

ALS

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Last-minute vacation bookers are a scammer’s best friend.<p>3:54 p.m. Today3:54 p.m. July 3, 2018<p>‘A word of warning to your readers: Don’t trust anyone.’<p>…

New Jersey

21 maps and charts that will change how you think about the election

The American people are <i>pissed</i>.<p>They are outraged at an economy that works for Wall Street but not for them. They are furious at a foreign trade regime that has devastated manufacturing. They are skeptical of immigration from Mexico, either as an unfortunate xenophobic consequence of economic despair …

Government

Obama's Piece In 'The Economist' Gets Everything Wrong

<b>PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS</b> written an “open letter” of several thousand words to <i>The Economist</i> about capitalism, immigration, the economy and the economic areas on which his successor should focus.<p>The whole thing encapsulates the wrongheaded and obstinately held thinking that has brought the U.S. and the …

Economics

Trump predicts demographics make 2016 'last election Republicans can win'

Donald Trump has said the 2016 presidential election is “going to be the last election that the Republicans can win”, because if he is not victorious undocumented migrants “legalised” under a Hillary Clinton presidency will “be able to vote and once that happens you can forget it”.<p>“I think it’s …

Table hockey: at the intersection of nerd culture and sports

<b>Published on</b> September 2nd, 2016 | <i>by Brendan Thompson</i><p>0<p>I must admit that I am constantly confused as to where the line between sport and nerdom lies. …

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This Map of the World Depicts the Names of Countries in Their Own Languages

Related Articles<p>The creator has his creation on a website he calls Endonym Map–referring to a very specific term.<p>An <i>endonym</i> is the name for a place, …

G20: Obama warns Beijing against South China Sea aggression

As he arrives in China, US president says he has attempted to convince Xi Jinping of the benefits of restraint<p>Beijing must avoid flexing its muscles in the South China Sea, US president Barack Obama has warned as he arrives in China on the first leg of his final tour of Asia.<p>In an interview with …

Frederick Douglass on Capitalism, Slavery, and the 'Arrant Nonsense' of Socialism

In November 1848 a socialist activist gave a speech at the 13th annual meeting of the Rhode Island Anti-Slavery Society. "Mr. Ingliss" began his …

Native American tribes unite against Dakota pipeline project

Native American tribal members from across the United States have joined mounting protests against a four-state oil pipeline. A series of lengthy …

Native Americans