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Celebrating the Female Olympians

Posted September 2nd, 2016 at 11:15 am (UTC-4)
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Over half of the 121 medals that U.S. Olympians have brought home from Rio de Janeiro belong to women….At the Munich Olympics in 1972, the year President Richard M. Nixon signed Title IX into law, America’s 84 women competitors (compared to 316 men) won 23 of our 94 medals, or 24 percent.

Trump’s “Madman” Foreign Policy Strategy

Posted May 10th, 2016 at 11:39 am (UTC-4)
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by James Kirchick Perhaps the secret to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is that he actually wants the world to believe he’s crazy. The presumptive Republican nominee’s promise of a return to an “America First” foreign policy isn’t the only aspect of his worldview hearkening back to the past. He also appears to be mimicking the […]