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Painting of the Day: “The Lovers” (Iran, 1630)

Riza-yi `Abbasi (d. 1635) | ( Metropolitan Museum) | - - The Lovers Artist: Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi (Persian, ca. 1565–1635) Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630 Geography: Attributed to Iran, Isfahan…
How We’re Failing the U.S. Citizens of Puerto Rico

How We’re Failing the U.S. Citizens of Puerto Rico

By Jill Richardson | (Otherwords.org) | - - Wanting federal aid in a natural disaster isn't wanting "everything done for you." It's what we should all expect. Hurricane-struck Puerto Rico wants “everything…
What to do with Confederate statues?

What to do with Confederate statues?

James Glaser | (The Conversation) | - - Could Russia teach us something about how to deal with difficult aspects of our national history? Many places in the South – from New…