Americana

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/keepsakes-from-across-the-border/?_php=true&_type=blogs&hp&rref=opinion&_r=0

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Remember

Remember, when the whole world seems to be burning

http://www.buzzfeed.com/adriancarrasquillo/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-uprising-in-venezuela

“They haven’t been politicized,” she said. “They’re not entirely associated with the opposition. People romanticize these students because they’re a-political so to speak. They just want food on the table and want crime to stop.” – Fusion correspondent Mariana Atencio

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/24/281965889/oldest-known-holocaust-survivor-dies-pianist-was-110

“Despite all that has befallen her, Alice insists that she has never, ever hated the Nazis, and she never will. Some see in her tolerance and compassion a secular saint who has been blessed with the gift of forgiveness, but Alice is far more pragmatic — she has seen enough in her life to know all too well that hatred eats the soul of the hater, not the hated.”