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Che’s professional ID card in Mexico. Photo: Marta Rojas

Dr. Ernesto in Mexico

Ernesto Guevara’s medical colleagues, both in Peru and Mexico, agree that he was profoundly interested in the social function of medicine, and that he had the makings of a researcher, although politics dominated his extraordinarily analytical mind.

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Making Black Lives Matter in our schools (Damon Davis)

Making ‘Black Lives Matter’ in our schools

How do you kill Mr. Phil and nothing happens?” According to parent Zuki Ellis, this is the question students at J. J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. Paul were asking just a few days into summer. On June 16, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, or Mr. Phil as students knew […]

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Oakland Raiders teammates kneel during the national anthem, Sep. 24, 2017

Take a knee: The revenge of Colin Kaepernick

After Trump’s deranged demand that ownership purge NFL athletes who fail a loyalty test, it felt a little miraculous when, by a quirk of a game being played in London, Sunday morning dawned on the vision of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens arm in arm during the National Anthem. Standing with them was Shahid […]

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