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I Wept for Greece

When tears well in my eyes upon reading a passage in a book, I must explore the possible reasons for this. I am only sixty percent through reading “Postcards from Greece,” by Victoria Hislop. Her story is unerringly soulful and … Continue reading

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These Fourteen European Countries are Disappearing

[See end notes for sources, inclusions and exclusions] These countries are currently losing population (sorted by population growth rate): [Note: Fertility Rate is the ratio of ‘total children born’ to ‘all women’ in a given population. In order for a … Continue reading

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