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The Anglosphere exception (?)

PLoS ONE has another article up about admixture in Argentina. The interesting aspect is that in its self-conception Argentina, like the United States of America or Australia, is a European settler nation, and therefore unlike Mexico, Boliva, or Brazil, each of whom de jure or de facto espouse a multicultural and multiracial identity. Buenos Ares is in its mentality more a Southern European city situated in the antipodes, with a touch of old Mitteleuropa (Argentines are avid consumers of psychoanalysis).
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Copa America: Mexican national team players suspended for hiring prostitutes

Sports : The Early Lead (3 years ago)

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Sports : Slate - Sports Nut (3 years ago)

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