Pluralistic: 01 May 2021

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A photo from an anti-austerity protest in which people standing on a freeway overpass hold up lighted letters spelling out QUESTION AUSTERITY.

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🎧 Ovid

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                            Episode summary: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (43BC-17/18AD) who, as he described it, was destroyed by ‘carmen et error’, a poem and a mistake. ...

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Repotting my revived moth orchid

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The wait is over. After soaking in weak tea for seven days, my one remaining Phalaenopsis orchid is looking a little less ropy. In fact I was exceedingly pleased this ...

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