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  • Derek shared from The Waste Land by T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot
    Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding A little life with dried tubers.
  • Derek shared from Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
    Present Mohamedou remains in Guantánamo, in the same cell where many of the events recounted in this book took place.
    Note: 2015, Celebrating 800 years of Magna Carta.
  • Derek shared from
    Two decades ago in “Let me ride”, Dr Dre boasted that his car had “16 switches” and “sounds for the bitches”, adding that he was “clockin’ all the riches”. Today, nearly 50 years old and worth $800m, he no longer feels the need to show off.
    Note: It's nice to know that The Economist hasn't forgotten about Dre.
  • Derek shared from Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens by Christopher Hitchens
    The people who must never have power are the humorless.