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Juan Cole on the spread of democracy in the Muslim world, and the anti-democratic legacy of 9/11 at home

As reluctant as I am to jump on the “Let’s Milk the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks for Ratings and Ad Revenue” bandwagon, I just read a very thoughtful piece by U-M history professor Juan Cole, and felt as though it deserved to be passed along. Here’s a clip. I’d encourage you, however, to […]

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Feeling bad about my parenting skills

The “tiger mom” shit was bad enough, but this video has me feeling really terrible about my efforts as a father to make my daughter smart enough to help save the planet when she gets older. I’m ashamed to say, she knows the whole backstory on every single minor character in Harry Potter, including the […]

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Rachel Maddow on the situation in Egypt

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