Any attempt to articulate an appropriate object of patriotic love and loyalty falls apart quickly. When I make this argument, I am often told that I simply don’t understand, that patriotism is as much about feeling as it is about logic or evidence. Certainly loveREAD ON


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World Leaders on Fidel Castro’s Passing

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The Best Mayor in Lima´s History

DISPATCHES FROM DANIEL ESPINOSA  working to defeat the Big Lie in all its forms ABOVE:  LIMA—Shipiba community in CantaGallo. It’s been about a year that the authorities offered to relocate them, but so far the government ha snot made good on its promises. (Photo credit: Alessandro CurrarinoREAD ON