Daily Archive: January 28, 2013

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Totems at Poles

Unlike climbers, who give routes clever names like The Sound of One Hand Slapping or Tammy Baker’s Face, surfers tend toward straight forward names. “Poles” is the name of a break at the west end...

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Blackmun on Roe, 14 Years Later

Via Digby I see this 1987 interview between Bill Moyers and Harry Blackmun, former Supreme Court Justice and author of Roe v. Wade. One thing to understand about Blackmun is that despite whatever assumptions you might have...

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A comments culture to strive for…

Over the past month we’ve been getting an increasing number of complaints about the comments culture here at the League.  These complaints are coming from regular commenters, readers who don’t comment at all, and...

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The Importance of Digital Archivists

The recent discussion on copyright and digital archives (and accessible information) seems somewhat relevant here. There’s a lot of tragedies unfolding in Mali, but the loss of manuscripts from a part of the world...

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