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‘The Emperor and the Peasant’: a new perspective on WWI at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

As the 100th anniversary of the First World War has unfolded since 2014, the most common images of the “War to End All Wars” have come from the Western Front. Trench warfare. Armies fighting endlessly over the same few squares miles of land. But the fighting on the Eastern Front was very different, with dramatic advances and retreats, and two empires — Austria-Hungary and Russia — slowly collapsing. […]

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‘No silver bullet’ to prevent school violence, according to Iowa House Republican newsletter

The Iowa House Republicans official online weekly news update addressed violence in schools in a strange and tasteless way last week, concluding “Clearly there is no so-called ‘silver bullet’ for the school bullying and violence situations.” […]

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