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Volokh Conspiracy: Is the United States of America a republic ...

I often hear people argue that the United States is a republic, not a democracy. But that's a false dichotomy. A common definition of republic is, to quote the American Heritage Dictionary, A political order in which the supreme power lies in a body ... Washington Post, 1 week ago
Is the United States of America a republic or a democracy? Austin American Statesman, 1 week ago

New entries added to 'dox,' 'gender-fluid,' 'lifehack'

Good news for both linguistic completionists and basic lexical slacktivists: added dozens of new works to its database Wednesday, many of which reflect changes in technology and changing attitudes toward gender and sexuality. ...
 Los Angeles Times2 weeks ago
This Day Online

Cultural Export

An online Yoruba dictionary has been launched to help the Yoruba race in Nigeria go beyond borders. Solomon Elusoji writes In January 2015, Kola Tubosun put up a campaign on popular fundraising site, Indiegogo, seeking $5,000 dollars for the ...
 Individual.com1 month ago

Latina politician's racial remark a lesson

Story highlights Raul Reyes: Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez heard making cell phone '"joke" about Native Americans. Not funny. She apologized He says ethnic minorities can be just as insensitive as others. Sanchez should have known better. Latinos ...
 CNN6 days ago

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Announces 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

Stellar roster of guest editors join HMH's celebrated anthology series for Fall 2015 NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News Moore will select from more than two thousand stories published since The Best American Short Stories series began in 1915, ...
 EON: Enhanced Online News2 months ago HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT : Announces 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories  4 Traders2 months ago
Psychology Today

Balancing a Japanese and Irish Heritage

Learning to live with complexity and ambiguity Post published by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu Ed.D. on May 22, 2015 in Finding Meaning in Life's Struggles Source: S When I was growing up I thought I was American until someone would remind me I ...
 Psychology Today3 days ago

You are what you read: Osama bin Laden

Some stories are just too much fun to ignore. In a week of disasters that has included the capture of a World Heritage Site like Palmyra in Syria by the nihilist fighters of ISIS, US intelligence sources have made public the catalogue of books that ...
 Daily Maverick4 days ago

Musicians acknowledge scars of war

Heritage reminder : Traditional musician Vo Van Anh plays zither and traditional percussion on the album. — Photo HA NOI (VNS) — A music CD recently released by Vo Van Anh features Vietnamese traditional music performed by master ...
 Viet Nam News1 week ago

How to bring down a republic

It comes as no surprise to vigilant people that America is now on a steep downhill trajectory. There are endless contributions to this increasingly slippery slope: the creation of the Federal Reserve back in 1913, the compulsory nationalization of ...
 WorldNetDaily2 weeks ago

Nigeria: Popular Expressions English Borrowed From Other Languages

By has an interesting slide show of 9 popular expressions in English that are direct, unidiomatic translations from several languages. Linguists call direct translations "calques" or loan translations. If the direct translations are ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago
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