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The ungoverned globe

The end of the liberal order would unleash chaos; its continuance means unconstrained economic suffering. What to do?By Benjamin StudebakerRead ...
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‘Why Did My Father Receive a Letter Signed by President Truman?’

Have a question about an artifact? Ask World War II magazine ...
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Discovery of oldest bow and arrow technology in Eurasia

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) The origins of human innovation have traditionally been sought in the ...
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Mixture and migration brought food production to sub-Saharan Africa

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) A new interdisciplinary study published in the journal Science Advances reports ...
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Remixed mantle suggests early start of plate tectonics

(Curtin University) New Curtin University research on the remixing of Earth's stratified deep interior suggests that global plate tectonic processes, ...
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Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev: ‘the last Soviet citizen’

Dubbed “the last Soviet citizen” and “the man who is sick of flying,” cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev blasted off into space ...
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FDR, Churchill and Stalin: Inside Their Uneasy WWII Alliance

In desperate times, the enemy of your enemy becomes your friend. During World War II, the United States, Great Britain ...
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THE YALTA CONFERENCE

Leadership of World War II’s top three Allied powers, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet ...
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Lawyer for the strongman

Demagogues do not rise on popular feeling alone but on the constitutional ideas of Weimar and Nazi legal theorist Carl ...
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Ancient origin for key hormone system: Sea cucumbers

A key set of proteins that help regulate hormones necessary for many essential functions in humans and other vertebrates have ...
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