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Articles by Simone Landon

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An Interview With Bill Rankin

Features, Nov 04 2010

by Simone Landon

Bill Rankin is the founder and key contributor to radicalcartography.net, an online archive of uncommon maps. He is a doctoral candidate …

Place Trace

Features, Sep 30 2010

by Simone Landon

When Roger Williams crossed the Seekonk River away from Plymouth Colony and out of the reach of Massachusetts extradition orders, he …

Elegy for Rich

News, Sep 26 2010

by Simone Landon

[To the tune of LFO’s “Summer Girls”]I think it’s sad when former boy band members die…Do you remember LFO, and that …

SOCIALIST FOR SENATE

News, Apr 08 2010

by Simone Landon

Dan La Botz, a long-time family friend, recently decided to join the Ohio US Senate race. He got more than the …

Sphere Of Influence

News, Mar 04 2010

by Simone Landon

Last week, 32 Latin American and Caribbean leaders met in the resort town of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, to forge a …

TWELVE MILLION STRONG

News, Dec 03 2009

by Simone Landon

In 2000, we had Elián. The Aughts’ Great Immigration Debate—played out in the media, on the political stump, and around kitchen …

Re-Coup-Erating

the US's awkward legacy in Latin America complicates its inaction regarding the Honduran coup

News, Oct 09 2009

by Simone Landon

On Friday, South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint (R) returned from a “fact-finding” mission to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. In a press release,DeMint stated …

From the Editors

antidisestablishmentarianism

FTE, Oct 01 2009

by Simone Landon

Had political columnist, linguist, and brain donor William Safire lived in the United Kingdom in an earlier time, he may well …

Megafauna and the Impending Biomass Crash

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Apr 30 2009

by Simone Landon

Full disclosure: I was really into dinosaurs when I was a kid. And I don't meanall that Land Before Time Petrie …

Curtains for Coney

Features, Apr 16 2009

by Simone Landon

Once the world's biggest playground, the waterfront amusement district declines. From hey-day turn-of-the-century attractions like theatrical re-creations of tenement fires, Coney …

NEED TO KNEAD: I'M IN THE DOUGH AND THE DOUGH'S IN ME!

Features, Apr 09 2009

by Simone Landon

Let's begin with a thought experiment: You are Jesus. You have 5,000 mouths to feed and few resources--a couple dead fish …

CONFUSED NEWS

News, Mar 19 2009

by Simone Landon

San Salvador, March 15The gorilla problem was supposed to be solved. Since the peace accords of the late '80s and early …

HELLFIRE AND BRIMSTONE: DOIN' IT LIKE THE VICTORIANS ON VALENTINE'S DAY, 2009

Features, Feb 12 2009

by Simone Landon

Everyone looks better in black and white, even porn stars. Despite the current in your face potential for colorful love, ranging …

HOW DO YOU SUE YASSER ARAFAT? TAKING INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM TO COURT IN THE UNITED STATES

Features, Feb 05 2009

by Simone Landon

Throughout the 22-day war in Gaza, legal definitions like "distinction" and "proportionality" entered the media's coverage of Israel's actions. The 24-hour …

I'M NOT LATE. I'M ON STOPPAGE TIME: LIFE LESSONS LEARNED ON THE SOCCER FIELD

Sports, Oct 09 2008

by Simone Landon

Throughout history, the fall solstice has signaled athletic bliss. Ah, autumn. All leaves and cider and groundskeepers chalking out the perimeters …

WEEK IN REVIEW

News, Apr 17 2008

by Simone Landon

Popemobile cum party busPlanning a birthday party is tough, and after 81 years you kind of run out of ideas. Chuck-E-Cheese …

WEEK IN SCIENCE: THE POWER IS YOURS!

News, Apr 03 2008

by Simone Landon

This week, a lot went down in the world. At times, it seemed our planet was in peril. Gaia, the spirit …

The Clothes Off Our Backs

hey hey, ho ho, irresponsible licensing has got to go

News, Mar 20 2008

by Simone Landon

Every year, Brown spends thousands of dollars on speaking fees for lecturers on topics from human sexuality (Dr. Ruth) to spoken …

Prism Power

Sue Carcieri can't take the refracted heat

News, Feb 14 2008

by Simone Landon

A yellow fist, outlined boldly in black, punches through the logo of the Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM). The fist is …

Here to Stay: Will Rhode Island Stay Polyglot?

News, Jan 31 2008

by Simone Landon

"It's all about race," insisted Gladys Gould at a rally titled "Unite for Fairness" on Saturday, January 20 in Pawtucket. "The …

Week In Review

News, Jan 31 2008

by Simone Landon, Audrey Von Maluski & Adam Moor

PARKING WARS! "By day we tow, we boot, we write tickets / By night we pop softballs 'cause you know we …