Day: November 12, 2016

How did Richard Nixon’s parents react to him becoming President?

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As others point out, they were dead by 1968. However Hannah Nixon lived until 1967, and Frank Nixon until 1956. So they saw him Vice-President, and she fretted over how he looked in the Kennedy–Nixon debates. How they reacted to him making Vice-President would be evidence enough of how they would have reacted to him […]

Are Turks appropriating European culture?

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Posted in categories: Countries, Culture Greek neighbour here. And hello to my neighbours! “Cultural appropriation.” I don’t think that word means what you think it means. I also happen to think that as a cultural critique, the notion of “cultural appropriation” is so vague, so clumsily wielded, so thoughtlessly conscripted in identity battles, that it deserves to be subverted […]