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Best “Bernie Meme” Ever

For my fellow political philosophers and fans of Thomas Hobbes. (Also, as an added bonus, here is a comprehensive thread containing many more good Bernie memes, which should last us until the rest of the month.)

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In Memoriam H.L.A.

With apologies to Tennyson, check out this 2011 essay by Howard Bryant (ESPN) describing one the most remarkable chapters in the history of sports. In addition to breaking records in baseball, the great Henry Louis Aaron helped to change Atlanta … Continue reading

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Knight-Tac-Toe

More details about this hybrid game are available here.

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If we are going to impeach former presidents …

Let’s start with George Bush Jr. (“Bushito”) for starting costly wars without end in Iraq and Afghanistan. Today (21 Jan. 2021), for example, 18 years after Bushito’s fateful decision to start a disastrous pre-emptive war on false pretenses, there is … Continue reading

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The NBA is the new USSR

Exhibit A. Meanwhile, is President Biden the new Konstantin Chernenko? #gerontocracy

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Hall of Shame (presidential inauguration edition)

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Postmodern paper-title generator

My next paper will have to be on “The Politics of Normativity in the New Media”!

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Animals interrupting wildlife photographers

The full thread is available here, via Joaquim Campa (@JoaquimCampa).

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Let freedom ring …

In honor of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and MLK Day, we are posting below a small sample of MLK-related postage stamps from around the world:

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Bubble Wrap Art

Via Kottke (links in original): “Cuban-born Darian Mederos does oil portraits that look like they are covered in bubble wrap. You can check out more of his work on Instagram.”

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