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Jonathan Salem Baskin
Attended Colby College
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Here's why the joke is on you.
Today, we engage in a ritual we don’t understand. Chances are you'll pull a prank on someone today, or you'll chuckle over a friend's joke or Internet trick. April Fools’ day, also known as All Foo...
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Chrysler's NHTSA settlement may have been too smart for the brand's own good; my latest at Forbes:
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America goes to war far too easily.
Today, America reaffirmed its Constitution. Throughout most of history, making war was the province of aristocrats. Conflicts were waged for a variety of reasons, though few of them were legitimate...
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Where's the outrage on social media about Tibet?
Today, a debate changed locations. When Tenzin Gyatso was born in Taktser, Qinghai in 1935, the region known to the outside world as Tibet had been dominated by the Han, Tang, and Ming Chinese dyna...
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Mutual insurance is friending with dollars attached.
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One of the first uses for the telephone was to play virtual chess.
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Not a writer, but a person who writes.
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I advise, write, speak, and otherwise contemplate about how the past and present intersect to invent the future.
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  • Colby College
    1978 - 1982
  • Lane Technical College Prep High School
    1974 - 1978
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