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Short Stories Need a Defender. She’s Ready.

Short Stories Need a Defender. She’s Ready.

Short Stories Need a Defender. She’s Ready. Short Stories Need a Defender. She’s Ready. In one, “Boys Go to Jupiter,” a college student named Claire becomes a lightning rod — scorned by Black students, supported by the campus libertarian group — when a photo of her in a Confederate flag bikini circulates. In “Why Won’t Women Just Say What They …

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Top China Critic, Robert E. Lighthizer, Becomes Its Defender

Top China Critic Becomes Its Defender

Top China Critic, Robert E. Lighthizer, Becomes Its Defender Top China Critic, Robert E. Lighthizer, Becomes Its Defender WASHINGTON — For decades, Robert E. Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, was reliably one of Washington’s toughest critics when it came to China and its trade practices. But since brokering a trade deal with Beijing in January, he has become one …

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Top China Critic Becomes Its Defender

Top China Critic Becomes Its Defender

Top China Critic Becomes Its Defender Top China Critic Becomes Its Defender WASHINGTON — For decades, Robert E. Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, was reliably one of Washington’s toughest critics when it came to China and its trade practices. But since brokering a trade deal with Beijing in January, he has become one of China’s biggest defenders within the …

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Babar Qadri, Lawyer and Defender of Kashmir, is Murdered

Babar Qadri, Lawyer and Defender of Kashmir, is Murdered

Babar Qadri, Lawyer and Defender of Kashmir, is Murdered Babar Qadri, Lawyer and Defender of Kashmir, is Murdered SRINAGAR, Kashmir — On television and in the courtroom, the young lawyer could be a force. Babar Qadri stood as a rare, pugilistic voice arguing on behalf of his native Kashmir, the rocky region long torn between India and Pakistan, on India’s …

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Jeff Bezos Cast in a Role He Never Wanted: Amazon’s D.C. Defender

Jeff Bezos Cast in a Role He Never Wanted: Amazon’s D.C. Defender

Jeff Bezos Cast in a Role He Never Wanted: Amazon’s D.C. Defender Jeff Bezos Cast in a Role He Never Wanted: Amazon’s D.C. Defender WASHINGTON — Last September, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, rattled off terrifying statistics about the warming planet from the storied National Press Club, two blocks from the White House. Then he said he had something exciting …

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Marc Fumaroli, Defender of French Culture, Is Dead at 88

Marc Fumaroli, Defender of French Culture, Is Dead at 88

Marc Fumaroli, Defender of French Culture, Is Dead at 88 Marc Fumaroli, Defender of French Culture, Is Dead at 88 PARIS — Marc Fumaroli, a leading French historian, public intellectual and defender of the French language and culture against American influence and what he called “globish English,” died on June 24 in Paris. He was 88. His death was announced …

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Paulinho Paiakan, Indigenous Defender of Rainforest, Dies at 67

Paulinho Paiakan, Indigenous Defender of Rainforest, Dies at 67

Paulinho Paiakan, Indigenous Defender of Rainforest, Dies at 67 Paulinho Paiakan, Indigenous Defender of Rainforest, Dies at 67 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Paulinho Paiakan was working for the Brazilian government helping surveyors plot the route of the Trans-Amazon Highway through sometimes hostile Indigenous territory. …

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