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Christopher Columbus And The Replacement-Level Historical Figure

It’s easy to tell Columbus’s story as one of a determined innovator, triumphing over the backwardness and ignorance of medieval Europe to usher in a new era of global exploration, trade, colonization, and conquest through sheer grit and clarity of vision. That is all absolute nonsense, but it is a very easy story to tell.

History
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Stop Acting Surprised By Gun Violence

MLB
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The U.S. Is Failing Tenants, And It’s About To Get Even Worse

Capital
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Failed Senate Candidate Visits Sacramento With Bear

Senators Week
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Let Me FOIA The Senate (And The House)

Senators Week
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No, Tom Brady Won’t Run For Office

Funbag
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The Inalienable Right To Host The All-Star Game

Podcasts
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Tito Ortiz’s Co-Councilors Already Want To Strip Him Of His Position As Mayor Pro Tem

MMA
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Back To Our Regularly Scheduled Catastrophe

Podcasts
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What It Means To Get “Caught Up In The Moment”

Politics
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Looking Ahead To The NHL Season And Societal Collapse, With Lauren Theisen

Podcasts
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D’Angelo Russell Turned His Presser Into A Thoughtful Roundtable Discussion

NBA
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100 Years On, Bloody Sunday Still Bleeds

History
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Are We Having Fun Yet?

Podcasts
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How Many NBA Arenas Actually Became Polling Places?

NBA
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Your 2020 Election Day Funbag

Funbag
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The Biggest National Forest In The Country Is Now On The Chopping Block

The Great Outdoors
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William Perry Pendley, America’s Most Zealous Crusader Against Public Lands, Finally Gets The Boot

The Great Outdoors
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Congress: The Solution For Stopping Sexual Abuse In Sports Is More Meetings

Olympics
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Talking Catharsis, Crisis, And Pro Wrestling With Bob Mould

Podcasts
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