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The Holy Foreskin - Medievalists.net

The Holy Foreskin - Medievalists.net | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
When I first heard about the Sanctum Praeputium I actually thought it was a joke thought up by some medievalist. Apparently some medieval people thought so too!
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The Museum of the Revolution | The Nation

The Museum of the Revolution | The Nation | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
The life and work of Victor Serge represents the democratic revolution that never was.
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What Are Radicals Good For? An Interview with George Scialabba | Boston Review

What Are Radicals Good For? An Interview with George Scialabba | Boston Review | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
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China’s Constitutional Crisis

China’s Constitutional Crisis | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
As early as the summer of 1949, China’s revolutionary leaders, closely advised by Stalin, considered adopting a constitution to mitigate Western criticism of the new Communist government. The result was a startlingly liberal, egalitarian document.
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Letter from Israel: Leftists on Zionism's Past, Present, and Future | Boston Review

Letter from Israel: Leftists on Zionism's Past, Present, and Future | Boston Review | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
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When Pilgrims Privatized America

When Pilgrims Privatized America | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
The 102 Pilgrims who sailed to the New World in 1620 were destined to be communists.
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JM Coetzee: Universities head for extinction

JM Coetzee: Universities head for extinction | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Novelist and academic JM Coetzee's foreword to University of Cape Town fellow Professor John Higgins's new book.
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What Was Greek to Them?

What Was Greek to Them? | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Stories of code-breaking and decipherment usually end at the moment the code is finally cracked, or the once-mysterious language demystified and translated.
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After Kenneth Goldsmith: an interview

After Kenneth Goldsmith: an interview | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Michael Romano  I. I have a bunch of questions but they're still pretty disorganized in my mind. So let's just shoot. It'll all fall together on the editing board.   II.
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Man vs. Corpse

Man vs. Corpse | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Walking corpses—zombies—follow us everywhere, through novels, television, cinema. Back in the real world, ordinary citizens turn survivalist, ready to scale a mountain of corpses if it means enduring.
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Eurozine - Gender and cultural journals: A European survey - Eurozine Editorial

Eurozine - Gender and cultural journals: A European survey - Eurozine Editorial | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
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Which India Matters?

Which India Matters? | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya claim that India has been transformed “from a basket case into a powerful engine of growth.” They are convinced that faster growth and freer markets remain the best remedy for poverty, inequality, pollution,...
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The Miraculousness of the Commonplace: Remembering Arthur Danto

The Miraculousness of the Commonplace: Remembering Arthur Danto | Annals of Procrastination | Scoop.it
Writing art criticism for the Nation, Danto developed an almost uncanny ability to look at works of art on their own terms. He was sensitive to what the art was telling him, to what each work wanted to be.
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