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>"Democracy is a system of politics that has disagreement at its heart. But how do we stop conflicts becoming destructive?"
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"Fashionable academic theorists have dismissed the Marxist approach to nationalism as outdated and inadequate. But it remains an indispensable guide to national independence movements — urging support for them when they represent a _...Read More_
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In my previous article, I argued that societies advance through four emo­tional regi­mes: from fear, to guilt, to shame, to Sklavenmoral (which, if the patt­­ern holds, is only truly becoming dominant in the most advan­ced mod­ern _...Read More_
In my previous article, I argued that societies advance through four emo­tional regi­mes: from fear, to guilt, to shame, to Sklavenmoral (which, if the patt­­ern holds, is only truly becoming dominant in the most advan­ced mod­ern _...Read More_
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>"After a Planned Parenthood in Knoxville, Tenn., burned down in January, patients relying on gender-affirming care scrambled to find support elsewhere."
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"We live in Canberra and Washington, DC, two stately capital cities that embody all the trappings and the ethos of the bureaucratic state. With their monuments, statues and symmetrical lines, the architects of both cities dreamt them as _...Read More_
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"Abortion bans aren’t a capitalist plot to increase the labor supply. But they are an outgrowth of the brutal inequalities of capitalism, which systematically _...Read More_
"Abortion bans aren’t a capitalist plot to increase the labor supply. But they are an outgrowth of the brutal inequalities of capitalism, which systematically _...Read More_
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"The key difference between emergency contraception and medication abortion is that emergency contraception prevents a pregnancy from occurring, while medication abortion ends a pregnancy,”
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>"In the wake of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, Facebook has started censoring posts about mailing abortion pills. It’s a reminder that even if you support the idea of tech censorship now, sooner or later your views will _...Read More_
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>"The metaverse will soon develop hyperreal virtual environments populated with avatars that look and sound exactly like us."
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