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More and more, Judt became engaged in an internal quarrel among leftists about their failure to look honestly at Communism. “Tony was always attuned to a certain kind of blindness on the extreme left toward the Soviet Union,” says Sennett. That concern informed Past Imperfect: French Intellectuals, 1944 1956 (University of California Press, 1992), a merciless expos of several left wing luminaries Jean Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and the Roman Catholic philosopher Emmanuel Mounier (founder of the magazine Esprit), among others for what he saw as their reckless and nave fellow traveling.

LeBron is still LeBron, but there’s only so much he can do. Smith and Jae Crowder have continued their season long slumps; and the comeback of Isaiah Thomas has hit some sizable speed bumps. None of that even accounts for the biggest red flag of all: Cleveland’s completely inept defense, which ranks 29th out of the 30 NBA teams..

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WASHINGTON A Chillum, Maryland, man pleaded guilty this week to charges connected to scams involving over 100 elderly victims and at least$396,157, prosecutors said. Attorney Office for the District of Maryland said in a release. Prosecutors said he told his elderly victims they had won money and asked that they pay a fee or taxes before receiving their alleged prize..

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