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"Passengers and crew were taken hostage by Iraq when the flight landed in Kuwait in 1990."
"Passengers and crew were taken hostage by Iraq when the flight landed in Kuwait in 1990."
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"Daniel Hale was an Air Force intelligence analyst who hated American empire, found Edward Snowden too compromising, and taught us almost everything we know about the drone war. The documents he leaked were published in 2015. But nothing _...Read More_
"Daniel Hale was an Air Force intelligence analyst who hated American empire, found Edward Snowden too compromising, and taught us almost everything we know about the drone war. The documents he leaked were published in 2015. But nothing _...Read More_
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>"The Russians may have been winning the space race in the 1950s, but they couldn’t hold a candle to the sophistication of Western dress."
>"The Russians may have been winning the space race in the 1950s, but they couldn’t hold a candle to the sophistication of Western dress."
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>"For years, the site of the former Slana prison has stood unmarked. Now, artists are _...Read More_
>"For years, the site of the former Slana prison has stood unmarked. Now, artists are _...Read More_
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"Any reference to ‘virtual’ or ‘digital’ fashion will be concerning the software-based design process explained in the introduction and not other methods of digitisation within the industry. "
"Any reference to ‘virtual’ or ‘digital’ fashion will be concerning the software-based design process explained in the introduction and not other methods of digitisation within the industry. "
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AS WE PLOW FORWARD through the interminable 2020s, let us not forget the long 2010s, bookended by the bankruptcy of Blockbuster and the beginnings of global Netflix _...Read More_
AS WE PLOW FORWARD through the interminable 2020s, let us not forget the long 2010s, bookended by the bankruptcy of Blockbuster and the beginnings of global Netflix _...Read More_
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"Louis Menand’s “The Free World” pays the price of its ambition—it is not, like “The Metaphysical Club,” a masterpiece. But it is a splendid book."
"Louis Menand’s “The Free World” pays the price of its ambition—it is not, like “The Metaphysical Club,” a masterpiece. But it is a splendid book."
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“The spectacular is very much part of the religious narratives by which suffering, throughout most of Western history, has been understood.” As we already know, it is easier to consume a sublime, technological abstraction of military _...Read More_
“The spectacular is very much part of the religious narratives by which suffering, throughout most of Western history, has been understood.” As we already know, it is easier to consume a sublime, technological abstraction of military _...Read More_
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McKenzie Wark on information wars, visionary moments, victorialist class and erasure of conceptual thinking. _...Read More_
McKenzie Wark on information wars, visionary moments, victorialist class and erasure of conceptual thinking. _...Read More_
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>"Some are trying to turn the lab-leak theory into a potent political weapon."
>"Some are trying to turn the lab-leak theory into a potent political weapon."
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“From this perspective, the culture wars amount to a conservative backlash against progressive social gains, including civil rights, as well as the economic redistribution they entailed. But the claim is heard just as often, coming from the _...Read More_
“From this perspective, the culture wars amount to a conservative backlash against progressive social gains, including civil rights, as well as the economic redistribution they entailed. But the claim is heard just as often, coming from the _...Read More_
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>"Never mind “owning the libs.” The meme rapper pushed one button and the right did his publicity for him."
>"Never mind “owning the libs.” The meme rapper pushed one button and the right did his publicity for him."
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Did America’s artists and thinkers deserve their claim to glory?
Did America’s artists and thinkers deserve their claim to glory?
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>"With its new “Play Something” shuffle feature, Netflix thinks it’s finally figured out a way to get you to stop scrolling. We take you inside the streaming _...Read More_
>"With its new “Play Something” shuffle feature, Netflix thinks it’s finally figured out a way to get you to stop scrolling. We take you inside the streaming _...Read More_