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25 Years After Her Murder, Tejano Singer Selena Still Matters

A portrait of the late singer Selena Quintanilla is seen in the crowd following a posthumous star ... ceremony for Quintanilla on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP “Where were you when Selena died?”  At a dinner…
bubmag
March 27, 2020
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How Rem Koolhaas imagines a future beyond cities

Before coronavirus shuttered museums across the country, the Guggenheim was home to one of the most unusual architecture exhibits of the year. Countryside, the Future explores how the world’s non-urban territories might one day be designed, and it is a collaboration between legendary architect Rem Koolhaas and Samir Bantal, the…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
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Featured set of the day: Hovercraft

Posted by Huw, 25 Mar 2020 18:00Today's set has been selected by myth: This little spacecraft, 6875 Hovercraft, was my first ever set. From what little I remember from that time, as I was 5 or 6 years old, I immediately fell in love with LEGO and the whole space…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
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The Rise of Germany’s Vile Far Left

They equivocate over the East German dictatorship, yet elites refuse to condemn them like right-wing populists.Bernd Riexinger, party chairperson of Die Linke, speaks to journalists alongside Katja Kipping, party chairperson of Die Linke, at the federal press conference on the election in Hamburg. Photo: Carsten Koall/dpa (Photo by Carsten Koall/picture…
bubmag
March 18, 2020
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How Canada’s ‘Minister of Everything’ Sees the World

She argued that community represented a “new plutocracy” around the world, one that was preoccupied with creating wealth, starting philanthropic foundations, and combatting economic regulations. “America really does need many of its plutocrats,” she wrote, but what it needed them to do most is what they least wanted to: share…
bubmag
March 14, 2020
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Near-Peer Threats at Highest Point Since Cold War, DOD Official Says

The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is an all-out war that's being approached as a large-scale military campaign, the commander of North American Aerospace…
bubmag
March 10, 2020
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The Rapid Rise Of Anticapitalism And Rich-Bashing In Germany

“Against the City of the Rich” was the rallying cry used to advertise a demonstration in Berlin on ... May 1, 2019. radikale-linke.net The rich in Germany are increasingly becoming the explicit target of hate. The most recently example of hate-speech directed at the rich occurred during a strategy conference…
bubmag
March 9, 2020