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Veterans Day

  • Originally published 10/26/2016

    The Myth of the Quiet War Veteran

    Jerry Lembcke

    He exists, but why is he quiet? Does it make him heroic? Make us feel better about him? And what’s the story he’s declining to tell?

  • Originally published 11/08/2013

    Veterans Day in Ireland

    Jason R. Myers

    For one thing, it's not Veterans Day, it's Remembrance Day. For another, it's not an official holiday, even though some 200,000 Irishman fought in World War I.

  • Originally published 02/15/2017


    Stone Age Brain

    And what it means when we have a president who lies.

  • Originally published 02/12/2017

    Academic opposition to Trump's Muslim ban

    Infinity, Limited

    Getting academics to work together is often, as the old joke goes, like herding cats.  So what did it take to get scores of scientific and academic organizations to act together?  The answer is President Trump’s January 27 blanket banning, now temporarily stayed by court order, certain groups of Muslims from entering the United States.