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Atlacomulco Dispatch: Mexico Town’s Identity Was Defined by 1 Party. Then, the People Turned on It.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Nowhere in Mexico did loyalty toward the Institutional Revolutionary Party run as deep as in Atlacomulco. But even here, the PRI suffered a symbolically devastating defeat. Source: NYT > World
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Irish Leader Apologizes for Adoptions That ‘Robbed Children’ of Their Identity

DUBLIN — For decades, Irish society stigmatized unwed mothers, pressuring them to give up their newborns, often in shadowy adoptions. Now, the Irish government, after years of inaction, has begun pulling away the veil. On Wednesday, [...]
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Trump’s Syria identity crisis

3 months ago | 0 comment
“Welcome to the NBA.” That was Barack Obama’s inauguration-day message to Donald Trump, when the outgoing president laid out the particularly nasty policy dilemma his successor faced in war-ravaged Syria. Story Continued Below The [...]
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Behind Quebec’s Ban on Face Coverings, a Debate Over Identity

9 months ago | 0 comment
That difference has now been crystallized by the new law, which no one even knows how — or whether — to enforce. “French Canadians in Quebec behave like psychologically embattled people,” said Patrice Brodeur, an associate professor [...]
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Time to give up on identity politics: It’s dragging the progressive agenda down

11 months ago | 0 comment
Race is the foundation of identity. I would say that that’s kind of a more touchy-feely version of this, but it’s maybe the most important one. We understand ourselves as coming from some place. We understand ourselves as being part of [...]
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Trump won on “white fright”: Why identity politics win elections

12 months ago | 0 comment
The United States of America has become a giant church basement where members of Alcoholics Anonymous congregate to commiserate over their self-made problems. Sobriety never lasts, because white Americans continue to redefine their bottom. [...]
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The “Identity Politics” Debate Is Splintering the Left. Here’s How We Can Move Past It.

1 year ago | 0 comment
We must redefine “identity politics,” because the debate about it is mostly wrong. We can start by recognizing that Clintonian identity politics aren’t intersectional—they’re racist. Donald Trump won in no small part thanks to crucial [...]
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Donald Trump To Reveal True Identity Of 400-Pound Hacker This Week

2 years ago | 0 comment
We knew it would be this guy! President-elect Trump had a good weekend, with a big New Year’s party at Mar-A-Lago, a bunch of his toadies going on teevee to explain the U.S. government’s sanctions on Russia were really aimed at hurting [...]
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Letter From London: Grappling With My Family’s Identity in a Post-‘Brexit’ Europe

2 years ago | 0 comment
The name my daughter carries with such easy pride in many ways tells the story of Europe’s transformation from warring Continent to postnational laboratory of peace in which multiple identities, at least for some of us, have been happily [...]
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“Lowercase trauma,” identity crises epidemical in D.C. as Donald Trump readies to move to town

2 years ago | 0 comment
Soon to be the world’s most powerful baboon, Donald Trump may be inadvertently fulfilling his campaign promise to “drain the swamp,” as his election is causing D.C. dwellers “to rethink their lives and the reasons that brought them [...]