Rania Khalek Dispatches from the Underclass

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Back in the day, Christmas brought with it an unofficial truce during times of war, allowing troops to celebrate the holiday, maybe even with their families back home. Thanks to technological advancements in warfare, this is no longer necessary. Armed drones enable soldiers to extrajudicially assassinate their targets from the safety of military bases thousands […]

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Christmas is one of my favorite times of year, which might seem a bit strange since I’m an atheist who’s adamantly opposed to the consumer culture that’s destroying the planet. Nevertheless, I really enjoy spending time with my family (we actually like each other) and Christmas is one of the few times throughout the year […]

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