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The language of genocide

I was reminded of the phrase “ethnic cleansing” and realized its obscenity. What other word in English (or any other language for that matter) equates the murder of innocents (or even not-so-innocents) to purification?

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Most energy-efficient embassies in the world

As we have just celebrated Earth Day, it is good to remember that Earth Day is not action; it is a call to act. Organizers across the globe have worked to mobilize millions under this year's theme of "green cities" with the goal of creating a...

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Feeling blue in Puerto Rico

Over the past 30 years, Puerto Rican politics has been dominated by more liberal, blue state-leaning policies.

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