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Hammer and Sickle and Soccer

If soccer is inherently socialistic, why are socialist countries so bad at it? Continue reading

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Caligula in Paradise

At the end of The Happy Isles of Oceania Theroux checks into the Orchid Bungalow at the Mauna Lani Resort in Hawaii which, at the time, ran $2500 per night (now $3900). After tramping around the South Pacific with a collapsible … Continue reading

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