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Letters: Fossil fuel subsidies | Fear of CRT | Vaccine holdouts | National security | ...

East Bay Times 16 Oct 2021
... learn that Critical Race Theory is a scholarly endeavor that explores the tragic role of race in American history; it has nothing to do with communism ... military catastrophe in modern times” and “the worst national security debacle in modern American history.”.
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Week 7 preview: UGA looks to avoid another upset of No. 1

Standard-Speaker 16 Oct 2021
No ... Last week’s Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year history (2014-present) of the CFP ... No ... No ... 28 — Tennessee has scored 28 points in the first quarter of back-to-back games for the first time in modern program history ... NOTE.
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Biden open to shortening length of programs in spending bill

Tyler Morning Telegraph 16 Oct 2021
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely, as Democrats struggle to win support from moderates by trimming what had been a $3.5 trillion proposal ... "This is a pivotal moment in modern American history.
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President Biden open to shortening length of programs in spending bill

The Spokesman-Review 16 Oct 2021
HARTFORD, Conn.President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely, as Democrats struggle to win support from moderates by trimming what had been a $3.5 trillion proposal ... “This is a pivotal moment in modern American history ... .
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Ricketts' order intended to ease health care workforce pressures in Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald 16 Oct 2021
Per The Washington Post, the recession was the most unequal in modern U.S. history ... Dangerous jobs from throughout human history Nina Alizada // Shutterstock ... Auburn’s history includes developing hydroelectric power and agricultural mechanization and promoting abolitionism, women's rights, prison reform, and temperance.
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War and Peace in Pre-Modern Europe: Have We Really Bypassed Brutality?

Ancient Origins 15 Oct 2021
When pondering themes of war and peace, there is a general perception among modern people of the Western world that the time we live in is decidedly more civilized and peaceful than any other era of human history ... atrocities worse than any ever recorded throughout human history.
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The True Story Behind The Last Duel—and History’s Attempt to Erase It

Time Magazine 15 Oct 2021
15 Unsung Moments From American History That Historians Say You Should Know About The story gets revised by Enlightenment thinkers ... A revisionist history that served a broader agenda ... John-Paul Heil is a Ph.D candidate in early modern history at the University of Chicago and an adjunct professor of history and the liberal arts at Mount St.
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Religion and science in ‘New India’Religion and science can be blended to make society more ...

Deccan Herald 15 Oct 2021
Western modernity sought to relegate “faith” to the footnote of history and bring the “scientific” to the centre of human affairs ... brand of nationalism.” This, she terms, archaic modernity ... We are not sure whether Premji was endorsing the universal truth claims of modernity.
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OPINION: Football creating its own Big Blue madness

Times-Tribune 15 Oct 2021
This year and some history-making moments possibly await the Wildcats down this road they currently are traveling ... In what will be Kentucky’s biggest football game in modern history, the Wildcats meet the Bulldogs in an SEC East showdown between the two division leaders on Saturday afternoon.
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Qipao exhibition kicks off in Shenyang

China.dot.org 15 Oct 2021
Qipao from Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the Republic of China (1912-1949) and modern varieties all reveal the development history of Qipao culture ... .
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Exeter’s Tony Rowe: ‘We’re not trying to belittle the image or ancestry of anyone’

Yahoo Daily News 15 Oct 2021
But try telling that to the vocal dissenters who accuse Exeter and Rowe of being, at best, tone deaf to shifting modern attitudes ... Rowe, as it happens, has always had an interest in history ... It was my best subject at school … I was crap at everything else.” He is rather less of a fan of what he sees as modern revisionism.
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Millicent Simmonds and Rachel Brosnahan to star in Helen & Teacher

Beatrice Daily Sun 15 Oct 2021
By Celebretainment ... Patrol helicopter captures the view we've all wanted to see of the Memorial Stadium light spectacular Harvest Festival promotes Gage County history Two arrested following burglary investigation ... "We are looking forward to reintroducing one of the most famous teacher-student relationships in modern history ... .
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Shredded Banksy work sells for record £18m

The National 15 Oct 2021
A work by British street artist Banksy sold at auction for almost £18.6 million ($25.4m) – a record price for one of his works ... “It is almost three years to the day since one of the most ingenious moments of performance art this century made auction history,” said Alex Branczik, chairman of modern and contemporary art at Sotheby's Asia ... ....
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‘Male chauvinist pig’ was the ultimate feminist insult during the 1960s — and they are ...

Alternet 15 Oct 2021
It isn't a term that is used a lot among modern-day feminists and Millennials. But Texas Tech history professor Julie Willett, in an article for Mother Jones' November/December issue, stresses that "male chauvinist pigs" are alive and well in 2021 ... A History," discusses the origins ...
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