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Members of the European Parliament protest in support of Poland’s LGBTQ community. EPA/Olivier Hoslet

The EU is on a collision course with Poland over hate crime

In her first state of the union speech, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen took a confrontational stance over discrimination, singling out Poland in particular.
Writing letters allowed the puritan community spread across England, Holland and the US feel a lot smaller continue practices that were important to their worship. Scisetti Alfio/Shutterstock

Mayflower 400: how the pilgrims coped with separation

Letter writing helped this small but close community continue their way of life.

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