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The greatest country in the world

“It’s not the greatest country in the world, professor, that’s my answer.”
“You’re saying—”
“Yes!”
“Let’s talk about—”
“Fine. Sharon, the NEA is a loser. Yeah, it accounts for a penny out of our paychecks, but he [gesturing to the conservative panelist] gets to hit you with it anytime he wants. It doesn’t cost money, it costs [...]

The Shock and the Culture

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“De cacat”, Romanians!

I kept telling myself that I shouldn’t read Romanian news anymore, but it’s too late, I’m addicted. The more I want to read about our authentic values, about things that would caress souls that have travelled afar, the stronger the words about my fellow citizens appear: “De cacat, Romanians!”
 Ignoring the bad smelling connotation, what else is there hidden behind these [...]