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Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists

Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists

Imagine it was your job to protect objects of great value that are considered national treasures. Day after day you witness hordes of tourists getting off the bus and rushing towards the place where you work. Some of those guys are half-baked from afternoon drinking, and time after time you have to tell people, “Don’t …

Why did Trump win? Look to post-Cold War politics

Why did Trump win? Look to post-Cold War politics

A people who were bewildered and enraged, who felt that they had no place to stand, turned the country over to someone who is manifestly ill-equipped to serve as president, because they were intent on repudiating the policy consensus that had existed during the post-Cold War period. Now, that’s a phrase I use in the …

Canada set to impose $12B in tariffs on US

Canada set to impose $12B in tariffs on US

Canada has revealed retaliatory tariffs against U.S. duties on steel and aluminum. They’re set to go into place July 1. The tariffs target things like ketchup, boats, toilet paper, dishwasher fluid, playing cards, coffee and yogurt. They’ll total around $12.6 billion in U.S. goods. Mexico, Turkey and the European Union have also announced tariffs in …