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Myanmar’s Religious Problem

What the Red Sox – Yankees Rivalry Can Teach Us About Political Polarization Quote: “I can hate the Yankees, feel wronged that Tom Brady is benched for a few games, and make the absurd claim that I would be very upset if my sons married Yankees fans. In sports, irrational partisan feelings are permissible because the stakes are so low. Irrational partisan emotions clearly exist in politics, too, but in politics we should be ashamed of them.”

Bruce Wydick reviews “Misbehaving” by Richard Thaler

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How the Most Dangerous Place on Earth Got Safer