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Corona Hot Take

At times the coronavirus seems like WWI in reverse with the global pandemic preceding the fighting. At other times it seems like WWI in the normal direction. The WHO seems like the secret treaties that dragged country after country into … Continue reading

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What I’m Watching: Minting Metaphors Edition

I’ve started watching La casa de papel (lit: The house of paper, much better than the dumb official English title) a Spanish netflix series.  I’m about a third of the way through the first season. Let’s adopt the Euro.. what … Continue reading

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The EU as an Apex Marine Predator

Few things in the world as useful as metaphors. They have a fairly restricted range of application but nothing is better at helping people understand something new than metaphors (relating said something new with something familiar) or in understanding the … Continue reading

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