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The United States is in the waning weeks of an exceedingly bloody summer. Homicides were up 37% from May to June in 20 large U.S. cities. In New York, the murder rate is up 30% over 2019, and Chicago just suffered its most dangerous month since the early 1990s, including 106 people shot and 14…
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The association between Italian Americans and the Mafia is as strong as the association between Italian Americans and pizza. Thanks to a long history of films, books and TV shows focussed on mob families like the Corleones and the Sopranos, as well as a host of real stories covered in films like…
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War is hell. This pithy phrase contains more than a passing particle of truth. Times of war are times of mass killing, mass wounding, and mass trauma. This was especially true during the Second World War. Although often seen as the “good war” by the citizens of the victorious Allies, World War II…
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