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What Comes Next? Power Transitions in the Middle Ages

Today is a big day in America, yet it’s an event that occurs every four or eight years: the inauguration of a new president.  Since I’ve also been listening to the Hamilton soundtrack, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the words of King … Continue reading

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Politics: from Poly (meaning many) + Ticks (Blood-sucking insects)

‘Tis the season.  Political signs are popping up faster than the leaves are turning and half my mail is propaganda.  Vote for this guy! Vote for her!  Don’t vote for them, for heaven’s sake!!  Freedom of speech, check. But all the … Continue reading

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