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North Korea, Part III

Previous posts on the LA Times story on NK and conditions in NK arehere and here. Hugh Hewitt emailed some questions about the article to its author, Barbara Demick. He posted those questions and her responses here. He also links to other blogs that discuss his interview or other aspects of the NK story. The […]

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Art & Civilisation

When I was madly studying for my CLEP test the Deputy Headmistress/Zookeeper/Head Librarian handed me two books she thought would help me study. One of them was simply titled “Civilisation” and had a photograph of a statue relating to Charlemagne on the cover. When I began reading it, however, I discovered that it is an […]

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A Chance to Help a Child

Joey is a little boy with an incredible story. Some day we hope he’ll be telling ti to everybody. We don’t know Joey, but Joey’s grandmother goes to church with a relative of the Common Room family. Our source told us the following: Little Joey pulled a big screen TV down on top of him. […]

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It’s about Freedom, 2

The Tulip Girl posted in the comments below: For what is currently going on in Ukraine, I recommend Dan’s recent post, A Better Kind of Normal. The Deputy Headmistress is thrilled that Tulip Girl actually looked at something on our blog, and tickled, well, orange, with her excellent reminder. You see, the Headmistress actually found […]

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Excerpts, State Dept. Report on North Korea

Note: Our previous post on North Korea is here. The entire State Department Report is here. What follows are some excerpts. These can be rather hard to read. There are a few more gruesome specifics I didn’t mention at all, because this will be difficult enough for some of our scholars to read as it […]

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