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The Corona Chronicles, E3: Wherever You Lay Your Head

As of our third installment for these Chronicles, just as promised by science, the numbers for Covid-19 infection are going inexorably upward. There are currently…

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Three Mile Island

On this day in 1979, the worst accident in the history of the US nuclear power industry occurs at reactor number 2 of Three Mile…

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From Stalin to Khrushchev

On this day in 1958, Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nicolay Bulganin as Soviet premier, making him the first leader since Joseph Stalin to…

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From WW 2 and the Camp David Accords to Israel under Netanyahu

On the day in 1979, The Egypt–Israel Peace Treaty (معاهدة السلام المصرية الإسرائيلية‎; Mu`āhadat as-Salām al-Misrīyah al-‘Isrā’īlīyah; הסכם השלום בין ישראל למצרים‎; Heskem HaShalom Bein…

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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

On this day in 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City consumes the lives of 146 garment workers; 123 women and 23…

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The Corona Chronicles, E2: It Takes a Village

At our second installment of these chronicles, there are 392,969 Covid-19 cases worldwide, and 17,154 deaths across the globe. In the US alone, there are…

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