Daily Archive: November 7, 2011

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Deportations: A Recipe For Gangs

A really fascinating article from The Atlantic on how our deportation policies are making our domestic gang problem worse. There’s enough in here to satisfy everybody’s existing ideas on immigration law and immigrants themselves.

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Cheap Wine, Expensive Wine, and Good Wine

At his Forbes digs, Erik mounts what he claims is a defense of cheap wine and dismisses wine snobbery, quoting with approval this passage from Slate’s Brian Palmer: Not long ago, American wine-buying habits...

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A League App for iPhone and Android?

Any ideas on how the League should go about developing (or contracting out the development of) an app for iPhone/iPad/Android, etc.?

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Fantasy and the Anglosphere

When I published my fantasy piece in the Atlantic it was linked (reproduced?) by Richard Dawkins’ site and a number of the atheists in the commentariat had scathing things to say about fantasy literature....

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On Twitter and Language

Ralph Fiennes asks, “Is Shakespeare relevant,” in an age of tweets and texts.  In response to Fiennes-as-Luddite, E.D. Kain launches into a virulent defense of new technology and language’s continuing evolution.  However, I think...