Tag Archives: USA

Review: How the States Got Their Shapes

Reviewed on Goodreads.com I had hoped for an in-depth history of the American states’ borders when I first learned about the book How the States Got Their Shapes by Mark Stein. I should have known that a mere 300 pages … Continue reading

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Formatting MLS, Part 4: Global Tradition, American Appeal

The debate between the so-dubiously-called “Euro-snobs” and the more “nationalistic” American soccer fans has created a clash of philosophies about the sport. Should we become more like Europe and adopt the Old World system of the game completely, or should … Continue reading

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Against Conservative Collectivism

Those politicos that align themselves to the right side of the political spectrum often accuse their counterparts on the left of “collectivism”. Collectivism, for those that may be unaware, is the belief that the individual has a duty to community/group/society/nation/etc … Continue reading

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