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TV: Other Shows: America’s Lost Treasures 

“History” isn’t a dry academic study, but you’d never know from most popular culture, where the study of the past is limited to its geeky adherents, walled off from more normal society and called upon only when it becomes directly relevant to whatever story is being told. But everyone lives with some level of personal history, and that personal history is often associated with quite public history.
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Henry Kissinger Calls for New World Order

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (16 hours ago)

Henry Kissinger, Washington's doyen of the national security elite, is calling for America to collaborate in establishing a new world order. We invite our readers to read his Wall Street Journal think piece and ask whether the Unite... Read Post

Jennifer L. Scott: Is Vulgar the New Normal?

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (last year)

I'm hoping that there will be a tipping point whereby our society becomes bored with the tasteless, the lowbrow, the common vulgarities that have seeped into our popular culture. Read Post

Never Mix, Never Worry: A Brief (And Incomplete) History Of The Academic Couple

Academics : Tenured Radical (4 years ago)

Push your way past the Katie Roiphe essay on page 2 of the New York Times' "Sunday Styles" section today (yes, this conservative, anti-feminist really does seem to own the column named "Cultural Studies," which is an irony, is it no... Read Post


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