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Protecting the Male

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‘Horrific Surrealism’

Behrouz Boochani wrote his book with desperate means from imprisonment in a brutal Australian camp for migrants. A collaborator from outside who helped assemble the book terms it a work of “horrific surrealism.” Boochani’s book challenges readers to acknowledge that … Continue reading

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Food Notes 2

America’s 2.5 million farmworkers are among the groups most at risk of contracting the coronavirus. And if they are at risk, our food supply may be too. Picture yourself waking up in a decrepit, single-wide trailer packed with a dozen … Continue reading

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Food Notes 1

California produces a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts… The United States relies on foreign suppliers for almost 20 percent of its food… The United States relies on foreign suppliers for 80 percent of … Continue reading

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