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Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[BLOG] Some Wednesday links

  • blogTO notes the spread of condos along the western waterfront of Toronto.
  • Centauri Dreams considers the idea of planetary cloaks.
  • Crooked Timber considers strategic voting in the American context.
  • Dangerous Minds notes, with photos, two nuns in California who grow medical marijuana.
  • The Dragon’s Tales note evidence of invasive species introduced to the Caribbean by native peoples.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money considers protests in Air France over wearing headscarves.
  • The LRB Blog considers anti-Arab sentiment in France and in the southern city of Béziers.
  • Marginal Revolution looks at the economic costs of a flu pandemic.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer is profoundly skeptical of Trump’s plan to force Mexico to pay for a border wall.
  • Savage Minds considers the complexities of ethnography in tense, even violent, situations.
  • Towleroad notes a transgender teen who was run down in California for no reason apart from gender identity.
  • Window on Eurasia looks at the restive Talysh of the Iran-Azerbaijan border.
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