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The Nordic System

The Nordic System

Why would Anu Partanen, a recent immigrant from Finland to the United States, feel threatened by the uncertainties of health care and education and the costs child care? She was about to get married and these are issues that face ...
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The Woody Biomass Hoax

The Woody Biomass Hoax

Forests are too valuable to burn, but growing interest in using wood to replace fossil fuels to help mitigate climate change stems from the wood-pellet industry, led by Enviva, in the southeastern United States. Most of Enviva’s production of wood ...
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Stephen C. Kaye
The Guns of August

The Guns of August

This is the first entry on this page that will be devoted to books, new and old, with announcements, new books and reviews. Book clubs that order through Merritt Books will each have entries so the world at large may ...
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Stephen C. Kaye
Yuja Wang

Yuja Wang

It’s rare that these two superstars play on succeeding weeks in the same city, but the fates gave us a treat. Yuja played to a packed house Friday, February 28 at Carnegie Hall and Daniil Tifonov played to a full ...
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