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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • blogTO notes that a holiday pop-up market will appear in Union Station this Christmas.
  • The Broadside Blog notes the power of apologizing.
  • Centauri Dreams considers the idea of pairing multiple drive systems for deep-space flight.
  • Eastern Approaches looks at the outlook for democracy in central and eastern Europe 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • At A Fistful of Euros, Tobias Schwarz notes his own childhood experiences with the Berlin Wall.
  • Joe. My. God. shares the video of an American conservative pastor nonplussed by Scandinavians’ disinterest in his religion.
  • Languages of the World examines the history of the Druze.
  • The Map Room’s Jonathan Crowe has a nuanced take on the aftermath of war this Remembrance Day.
  • Marginal Revolution notes that African immigrants to the United States are quite well-educated.
  • Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw notes the ways in which divisions among Australian Aborigines undermine their political movements.
  • Towleroad notes the sustained hostility of anti-gay conservatives to gay and even gay-friendly Republicans.
  • Window on Eurasia notes the problems with a Russian Foreign Legion and suggests that much ethnographically Belarusian and Ukrainian territory was unfairly assigned to Russia in the early Soviet Union.
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