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October 31, 2020

Anyone else feel that Halloween is unnecessary this year?

I’ve been wearing a mask and eating candy for seven months now

I don’t feel as though I need another day dedicated to it!!!

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November 3, 2020

Whether you think of Voting as
A Right
A Duty
A Privilege
Be Sure to
VOTE
Vote Early or Vote on November 3

 

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 What else is going on in the world?

I’m so glad you asked! Here are a few interesting articles on our international neighbors:

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What is the European View of the USA?

A survey that was commissioned by the Berlin-based European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) think tank and conducted by Datapraxis and YouGov produced some interesting (and possibly surprising) results.

The survey was done at the end of April and the first week of May, and included nine EU countries which together account for two-thirds of the bloc’s population.

Click Here To See the Survey

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Update on China

For one person’s view, read Fareed Zakaria’s 6/25 opinion piece in the Washington Post: China Has Been Bungling its Post-Coronavirus Foreign Policy.

Click Here To See the Article

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Book Suggestion:

WACSC’s Book Group recommends: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents;
by Isabel Wilkerson. This Pulitzer Prize–winning author examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America. This is an Oprah’s Book Club selection.

Note: If you have read any of our book suggestions or have a recommendation of your own, please send us a book review. We would love to hear from you. wacscca@gmail.com

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And, a timely quote:

“The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.”

— Edward R. Murrow

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