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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • Beyond the Beyond shares an early 17th century Catholic Church communication doubting the Earth went around the sun.
  • blogTO notes the sympathy cards placed outside the American consulate in Toronto.
  • Crooked Timber argues that liberal progressivism hasn’t been tried in recent years and so can’t have failed.
  • The Dragon’s Tales shares one model explaining the contradictions between the faint young sun and a warm early Mars.
  • Far Outliers reports on the roles of different types of British servants in India.
  • Language Hat shares a history of Canadian English.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes Richard Rorty’s prediction of a Trump-like catastrophe and argues that economics do matter.
  • On the anniversary of the Bataclan, the LRB Blog reflects on the music of France.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer notes the grim predictions of Hans-Joachim Voth as to the degeneration of American life likely under Trump.
  • The Russian Demographics Blog notes the relatively low population growth of France in the 19th century.
  • Towleroad notes Trump’s statement that gay marriage is settled.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that Belarus will have less maneuvering room under Trump.
  • Arnold Zwicky considers the colours of the pride rainbow.
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