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Analyst of Totalitarianism—Reading Simon Leys Today

Posted by on Sep 28, 2020 on quillette.com

Simon Leys was perhaps the pre-eminent Western chronicler of Mao’s Cultural Revolution, and it is worth returning to his work for its...

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Keeping Male Bodies Out of Women’s Rugby

Posted by on Sep 27, 2020 on quillette.com

From November 2015 until February 2020, World Rugby, rugby’s global governing body, incorporated guidelines established by the...

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The Bias that Divides Us

Posted by on Sep 26, 2020 on quillette.com

As we sit here over six months after the initial lockdown provoked by COVID-19, the United States has moved out of a brief period of...

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Will Workers’ Wages Ever Go Up Again?

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020 on quillette.com

Self-employment, temporary employment, on-call work, home-based work, and telecommuting are becoming more common. In some countries, such...

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PODCAST 113: Jeff Rubin on the Plight of Today’s Middle-Class ‘Expendables’

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020 on quillette.com

Quillette Editor Jonathan Kay talks to economist-turned-author Jeff Rubin about his new book, The Expendables: How the Middle Class Got...

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