Monthly Archives: January 2017

Recommended Reading: MON/Jan. 30, 2017

Paul Krugman: Building a Wall of Ignorance (NY Times) A Mexican standoff that epitomizes Trumpism. Josh Marshall: Just Hate (TPM) For all the talk about ‘populism’, what really imbues this White House is nationalism. But not just nationalism in a … Continue reading

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How to contact the Guardian securely

Technical options for people who want to get in touch with journalists in a way that protects both security and anonymity Check it out here: https://www.theguardian.com/help/2016/sep/19/how-to-contact-the-guardian-securely

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto 31 Retelling — Towering Giants

Chapter 31: Towering Giants Virgil had at first made Dante feel ashamed, but his next words eased Dante’s pain, just as Achilles’ lance, which he had received from his father, was reputed to injure — and to heal the injury … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto 30 Retelling — The Falsifiers (Evil Impersonators, Counterfeiters, and Liars)

Chapter 30: The Falsifiers (Evil Impersonators, Counterfeiters, and Liars) The ancient world knew what insanity was. Juno, the wife of Jupiter, was often jealous, for her husband often gave her good reason to be often jealous. His affairs with other … Continue reading

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Got a Confidential News Tip for THE NEW YORK TIMES?

New York Times Got a confidential news tip? https://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2016/news-tips/

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto 29 Retelling —The Falsifiers (Alchemists)

Chapter 29: The Falsifiers (Alchemists) Dante kept looking at the sinners in the ninth bolgia, and Virgil said to him, “Why do you keep staring at these sinners more than you looked at other sinners? This Circle is 22 miles … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto 28 Retelling — The Schismatics

Chapter 28: The Schismatics And now Dante and Virgil saw a scene of bloodshed. Imagine the results of many bloody battles with a great number of casualties displaying the horrifying wounds of war: limbs cut off and torsos slit up … Continue reading

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