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The Faculty Lounge

Our Own Endemic Madness

Our Own Endemic Madness by Michael Barry (Venice, Italy) IN lurid light of the dispiriting disgrace to our country played out on 6 January 2021

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The Faculty Lounge

Welcome to The Faculty Lounge, the PICT blog where a rotating cast of our faculty members and contributors take on current affairs and pursue their ongoing obsessions as thinkers, researchers, and activists.