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Another Falkland Islands War?

Probably not.  Despite the oft-heard cliché, history does not repeat myself.  But once again, an unpopular Argentine government is stirring up deep nationalistic feelings as a distraction from its failed policies.   I have vague memories, around junior high years, when Argentina's ...

A Tango for the Soul

One of the great delights of visiting Argentina is going to a milonga, or tango hall.  I'm not talking about a tango show--there are plenty of those that cater to tourists, and sure, they are a hoot, but the best ...

Papering over Uruguay

Uruguay is one of my favorite destinations, a country through which I've traveled three times and which I fantasize about visiting again and again.  Many tourists, and Argentines especially, complain about Uruguay and its capital, Montevideo:  it is "boring," with ...

A Greener Battery

Assuming that battery technology is a panacea for our current energy woes is ignoring one side affect:  the toxicity, energy and expense racked up from extracting the materials that allow the battery to work. Newer generations of batteries generally use lithium ...
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