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Opinion | What Did the Romans Ever Do for Us? – by Paul Krugman – NYT

“But I find myself thinking, not about the fall of the Republic, but about the Pax Romana that came after — the two-plus centuries of stability that followed Augustus. Believe it or not, I think that era does have some … Continue reading

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5 Cheap(ish) Things for Bike Commuting Bliss – The New York Times

By AC Shilton June 18, 2018 Let’s set one thing straight right now: It’s a myth that you need a lot of gear for cycling. I blame this fallacy on the M.A.M.I.L.s (that’s middle-aged men in Lycra), and their endless … Continue reading

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Opinion | First They Came for the Migrants – by Michelle Goldberg – NYT

The sci-fi writer William Gibson once said, “The future has arrived — it’s just not evenly distributed yet.” In America in 2018, the same could be said of authoritarianism. Since Donald Trump was elected, there’s been a boom in best-selling … Continue reading

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