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UNPACKING A BAG OF GARFIELD CARDS

I decide to open up a bag of Garfield Cards to see what’s inside

to avoid spoilers, or to see them scanned, click the read more.

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Mapping Puerto Rico's slavery districts in 1872

“El Registro Central de Esclavos” (Slave Schedule ) of 1872 is, in my mind, the most valuable document for researching slavery in Puerto Rico. The census was created after the Ley Moret (1870) was passed, which gave many slaves their freedom. 715 more words

Puerto Rico

Can Syriza change the austerity status quo in Europe?

For the first time in Europe’s post-WWII history, a radical leftist party has taken the reigns of government in opposition to mainstream center-left and center-right coalitions that traditionally dominate the electoral sphere. 797 more words

International Policy

The 3rd Annual #WWEHugRumble

40 People Enter, and I still have no idea why Aaron’s Capture Card was screwed up… BUT WHO WILL WIN?

HINT: NOT ROMAN REIGNS (although I did like the ending but shhhhh)

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Get Yr Priorities Straight

It’s hell navigating the angles
of negative thought.

I ought to be swollen in the gills,
but cheap thrills don’t sustain
like they used to. 128 more words

Poetry

MTA Referendum: Is NOW the time to propose extending term limits?

By Robert Green

Next week members of the MTA will be asked to vote on an amendment to the union’s constitution that will result in the electoral terms of MTA executive members being extended from one year to two years. 584 more words

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Reimagining

Her cool, glacial gaze unraveling
in purple across a hushed manifesto
of disconsolation. Gin tonics
and white Russians erupting
in strange cadences.
In her milky arms, a blank page. 84 more words

Poetry