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Political Power is its Own Reason for Being

The heading to this article won’t bear much scrutiny in its logical construction. The real story is that men, typically but not exclusively men, seek political power because they like being powerful. But again no: those who choose elective politics … Continue reading

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“Hard Times,” by Studs Terkel: Essential Reading for These Times

I am writing a memoir and family history. In preparing the draft of the first section (ancestors and others) I will include reference to The Great Depression of 1929-1941. One of my writing colleagues suggested I read Hard Times by … Continue reading

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