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We don’t want to go where trade wars have taken us before

We don’t want to go where trade wars have taken us before

Trump is obviously not deterred by the warnings from economists of a global trade war that could usher in a new depression

The man who cheated death again and again

Caryl Chessman won eight stays of execution until the gas chamber finally caught up with him on May, 2, 1960

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Embrace the moment, regardless of the circumstances

By living lives of integrity, by doing our best despite our imperfections, we find a way to move forward

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The Black Death and its aftermath

Surprisingly, post-Black Death populations tended to live longer and enjoy better health and standards of living

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Paving the way with quiet dignity

Larry Doby was the second African American to play Major League Baseball. His road to greatness was no less difficult for being second

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Ronald Reagan’s remarkable mission to Moscow

The American president’s loathing for nuclear weapons and his desire to see new freedoms in the Soviet Union framed his trip

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Marxism “the opium of the intellectuals”

On the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, let’s admit Marxism has nothing useful to say to the modern world

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New book offers vision of a safer urban future

Cyber City Safe: Emergency Planning Beyond the Maginot Line explores cybersecurity, modern emergency planning and green city living

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Why authoritarian populists are destined to fail

A review of Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now: the Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Looking through an unusual lens at Ronald Reagan

Movie Nights with the Reagans provides an intimate look at a presidency that continues to influence the political landscape

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