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Seeing Through the Double Standard

Seeing Through the Double Standard By George Chigas The use of the double standard (in this case, when a state applies the rules of war differently depending on which side you’re on; but it also applies to multiple other contexts: personal, home sports teams, etc) is an age-old form of…

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“US or Them” means No one

“US or Them” means No one By George Chigas Shortly after midnight on January 3, 2020, a US drone attack killed Iranian general and chief military strategist Qassem Soleimani as his convoy was leaving the Baghdad International airport. The assassination follows months of escalating violence subsequent to the Trump administration’s…

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First Time in America: Learning Cities Conference in Lowell: Everyone Invited to Attend

This message if from Felice Kincannon ( on behalf of the organizing committee. Dear All,    Please try to carve out some time to attend the First American Learning Cities Networking Conference next week, Thursday and Friday, November 14 and 15. Apologies for the fact that this invitation is late.…

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