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SEIZING THE DAY: NEW AND RECENT
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Lack of money is the root of all evil
- George Bernard Shaw
(What he really said: Money is harmless, but the fear omoney can create wars and decimate whole nations of people.)
Another long and deadlier game has started. The main clash of the first half of the 21st century will not oppose religions or civilisations. It will oppose liberal democracy and neoliberal capitalism, the rule of finance and the rule of the people, humanism and nihilism.
- Achille Mbembe
Know Thine Enemy
-Sun Tzu (debated)bated)
So Many We Can't Keep Up
Bill Moyers has a hard-on for a guy named Steve
Why America's conscience is shining a spotlight on Blackstone Equity's Steve Schwarzman
The Soundtrack for Your Seclusion
BRINGING OUT THE DEAD
Obits, Epitaphs, Anecdotes, and Near-Misses
DREAMING THE PANDEMIC
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Detritus from Burned Out Hacks (aka Journalists on Twitter) and the Occasional Pol
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