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New Oxford Notes: July-August 2013

The French Revolution, Part Deux

France is seeing its largest, most prolonged public demonstrations of the past several decades; millions are protesting same-sex marriage and adoption.

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Big Sister Is Listening to You

States expend considerable effort rewriting statutes using "gender-neutral vocabulary" and manipulating our language in the service of a broad sociopolitical agenda.

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