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France and the perceived failure of multiculturalism

The French government announced on Friday that, from now on, public prayer would be illegal. The move, which comes on the heels of legislation prohibiting French students from wearing headscarves and French women from wearing the face-covering niqab in public, is said to be in response to the fact that French Muslims, unable to find […]

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The assault against collective bargaining

Metafilter has a good thread this evening on the current assault against collective bargaining in America, which is being led by state governments beset by debt. Here’s the post that kicked off the conversation. I’d encourage you, though, to check out the original, posted by a fellow calling himself Saul Goodman, which is chock full […]

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The brilliant tilt-shift video work of Keith Loutit

Bathtub IV from Keith Loutit on Vimeo. There’s tons of stuff that I should probably be writing about tonight, but it’s feeling more like a Lay My Ass Down in Front of the TV Night. So, here, because I don’t want to leave you with nothing to think about, is an absolutely beautiful piece of […]

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