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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver ACRONYMS, though common in the jargon of journalists and bureaucrats, who naturally imitate a usage introduced by the Communists, are always objectionable and are avoided by persons who want to write literate English. “AIDS” is also to be eschewed because it is an…
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ALL THE SCHOOLING at two South African village schools has been disrupted for a week — after five tribal seers, ‘sangomas’, placed a spell on the school with traditional ‘medicine’ or muti. All the residents in the village of Sefikile near Mogwase in North West Province…
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David SimsEssays

Three easy-to-understand ways that capitalism literally sucks — sucks unearned money away from the rest of us, that is. by David Sims AMERICANS HAVE gotten used to third-rate grocery goods. They buy supermarket coffee and drink the beverage that they make from it, even though it tastes like…
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IN CUBA, a variant of HIV that is much more aggressive than other known forms of the virus has been documented. Patients infected with this new variant progress to AIDS so rapidly that they may not even know they are infected, with AIDS symptoms occurring within 3 years of infection. (ILLUSTRATION: …
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