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Poster for "The Queen's Gambit"

The period piece and limited Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit” amplifies the internal contradictions of addiction through nostalgic portrayals of a time when the battle for dominance between the then-Soviet Union and the United States was predominantly cultural.

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Alexander Lukashenko, “Europe’s last dictator,” has brutally suppressed mass

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In just under two months, former Vice President Joe Biden will assume the Oval Office after defeating incumbent President Donald Trump during the election in November.

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I am worried about the state of our country. Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise daily.

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As millions of Americans try and grapple with the fact that President Donald Trump will be a one-term president,

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King George III probably assumed that George Washington would go the way of Oliver Cromwell. To be fair to America’s colonial monarch, it was a reasonable assumption. Across history, such astronomic victories in the field were rarely followed by voluntary concessions.

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As I was setting up the recording session for my brother Michael’s graduate school audition, I heard the familiar sound of a jazz trio warming up. Warm tones from the trombone were met with thumping bass and bright piano.

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Insanity, according to Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results.

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As many begin to head home for the holidays, it has become clear that this year will look different. If you are planning to safely reconnect with family this holiday season, there is bound to be tension regarding any discussion from a year that is seemingly a simulation gone rogue.

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Dear President Donald Trump,