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That “Dirty Little Coward” Rob(ert) Ford

by Matt Sheedy Some will no doubt recognize the title of this post as a nod to “the man who shot Jesse James,” Robert Ford, whose reputation as a “dirty little coward” was immortalized in folk songs and made popular … Continue reading

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Disciplining the Violent

by Steven Ramey Monks in Myanmar encouraging violence, while that image challenges common assumptions about those who identify as Buddhists, accounts of such events often actually reinforce those assumptions. On April 30 people identified as Buddhists burned mosques and homes … Continue reading

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