Here are the Blogs in the NER category.
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Dilip Mohapatra (September 2016) When I was in class four I got my first ever summon from poetry  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 2:09 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Bibhu Padhi (September 2016) What is this feeling taking charge of me, in the middle of the day  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 2:03 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Evelyn Hooven (September 2016) (The play, Seafarer, was suggested by the Anglo-Saxon poems “The Seafarer” and “The Wanderer.” This work is not a translation; it is, rather, an attempt to imitate—although in modern English—the sound and mood and tone of Anglo-Saxon poetry.)  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:56 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image A Cautionary Tale About Tale-Telling by James Como (September 2016) Since Patrick’s current girlfriend was merely a surrogate for the last, he numbered them. Both were writers: One a poet, Two a TV script writer. They were voluptuous. He was macho.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:50 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by James LePore (September 2016) Woman on Train, © James LePore The suprasternal notch (fossa jugularis sternalis), also known as the jugular notch, is a large, visible dip found at the superior border of the manubrium of the sternum, between the clavicular notches.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:43 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Dexter Van Zile (September 2016) Julian Langness likes the outdoors, J.R.R. Tolkien and is proud of his Norwegian roots. He worries about the future of Western civilization, Europe especially, and encourages young men who read his website to get control of their finances, spend less time on ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:32 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Saurabh Jha (September 2016)       Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance Harper (June 28, 2016) 272 pages       One is never too old or too young to write a memoir. J.D. Vance’s memoir about growing up in a working class white ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:24 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by J.A. Marzán (September 2016) William Carlos Williams This year, in which Lin-Manuel Miranda won the Pulitzer Prize and his musical Hamilton 11 Tonys, is also the eve of the centennial of Al Que Quiere (1917), the first important poetry book by William Carlos Williams, who in 1963 was posthumously ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:13 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Samuel Hux (September 2016) I never actually met Robert Graves. He lived in Deyá and I in Puerto de Andraitx, but I was too shy to just look him up.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:07 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by David P. Gontar (September 2016) ABSTRACT In her reading of Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Marjorie Garber traces an entertaining trajectory from incest to romance, maturity, and sexual alterity in which the troubling consanguineous detour is closed with finality.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 1:02 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Richard Kostelanetz (September 2016) “Guns kill people” is a common lie, unless you can fantasize that a gun all by itself gets off a shelf and fires away. Think, please think.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 12:56 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image The Smoking Snakes by Norman Berdichevsky (September 2016) The run-up to the Olympic Games in Rio was accompanied by numerous reports in the world press that were largely negative and highlighted Brazil’s unpreparedness, disorganization and problems of health, crime, sanitation, hygiene and ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 12:47 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Richard Butrick (September 2016) George Soros began his philanthropic activities when he established the Open Society Foundation in 1984. The foundation funds a range of global initiatives “to advance justice, education, public health, business development and independent media.”  more>>>...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 12:00 PM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image Us vs Them by Cynicus Americanus (September 2016) A Mirabilary Signs And Wonders of The Devolution Of Man And The Decline Of Western Civilization In The Time Of Obama In The Age Of the Gnostics In A Republic of Dunces, A Federation of Twits, An Accomodation Of DumbAsses.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:53 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Lorna Salzman (September 2016) On May 31st of this year the EU Commission issued a press release, the first part of which follows and which contains a major contradiction in that it takes a token position in favor of free discourse, but nonetheless expresses an intent to censor the media and ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:46 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Nidra Poller (September 2016) The following is a blow by blow account of the murder of Father Jacques Hamel as I reported from France at the time:  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:40 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis (September 2016)   The official attitude, political and legal, of Britain to Islamic terrorists, jihadists and their supporters has and continues to be ambivalent. It used to be indecisive: now it’s not so sure. If not imitating the action of the tiger, British policy needs ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:35 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image Who Are the Dictators Around Here? by Steve Hecht (September 2016) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Guatemala's Attorney General, Claudia Paz y Paz, during an official visit to Guatemala, June 2011. Paz y Paz was the only Guatemalan official with whom Clinton posed for a photo. An ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:31 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by G. Murphy Donovan (September 2016) “I don’t like losers.” – Donald Trump All we know about Donald Trump's policy is what he says, not what he has done or will do. Trump has no policy track record. He has never held office. Intimations of what he might do are often vague too. Yet, beneath ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:23 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Jesse Sandoval (September 2016) Rather than characterized as a poorly conceived recalibration of American foreign policy bordering on strategic recklessness, Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy statements represent a very consistent and coherent view on America’s interests overseas.  more>>>...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:17 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image Political Amnesia and Foreign Policy Autism by G. Murphy Donovan (September 2016) “History teaches us that we learn nothing from history.” – Hegel   Foreign policy is often a little like ice fishing. If you pick the wrong companions, the wrong spot, or the wrong time of year, the results ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:13 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Jerry Gordon (September 2016) Israeli and Turkish Flags, Tel Aviv, June 26, 2016 Turkey’s reopening of diplomatic relations with Israel after a break off of six years culminated in conclusion of a reconciliation deal with Erdogan’s Turkey on June 26, 2016. The deal was affirmed by the Ankara ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:06 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Jerry Gordon (September 2016) Erdogan at Coup Victims Funeral, July 2016 When we wrote about the mid-July 2016 failed Turkish coup, it was apparent that autocratic President Erdogan wanted to vanquish all opposition and conduct a purge that rivals Stalin’s in the 1930’s.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 11:01 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Jerry Gordon (September 2016) Turkish Tanks and US-backed Syrian rebels crossing into Syria, August 24, 2016, AFP/Getty Images At 4 AM local time on Wednesday August 24, 2016, a small task force of Turkish tanks and 500 Syrian Turkmen and Free Syrian Army (FSA) allies crossed the border at ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 10:55 AM by NER
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
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blog preview image by Alexander Murinson and Jonathan Snyder (September 2016) To Our European Friends, At no time has Trump implied—as Hillary Clinton has suggested—that he would end NATO, encourage Japan or South Korea to go nuclear, or retreat into isolationism.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/30/2016 10:47 AM by NER
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