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  • "Overt" nipples are always airbrushed off covers everywhere on every magazine - it's a fact of life.

    Playboy: This Is Pointless!

  • Overt racial hostility aside, though, people also have a more benign tendency toward associating with people who are like themselves—whether by conscious choice or owing to other choices such as where they work or go to school that produce racially uniform social networks.

    American Grace

  • "Overt, explicit expressions of racial bias are rare," he said, because race remains an uncomfortable topic that many people are loath to address squarely.

    Death-Penalty Racial Law Is Tested

  • Overt criticism of police efforts haven't been widespread as the country continues to reel from the attack, and many have praised the police for their response under difficult circumstances.

    Police Face Criticism Over Response Time

  • Overt politics arrive in the late 1960s, when such Fluxus and Happenings artists as Wolf Vostell, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Yoyoi Kusama, and others will go on to make individual Fluxus events and Happenings of a political nature, while the free-flowing and open-ended nature of the work of the groups as a whole inspired later political street theater and grassroots protest movements, including the be-ins, love-ins, and sit-ins of the hippies and yippies.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • Lucius: Zywicki: “Overt time, the empirical evidence has largely turned me from the Friedman position to the Niskanen position.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Starve the Beast:

  • Zywicki: “Overt time, the empirical evidence has largely turned me from the Friedman position to the Niskanen position.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Starve the Beast:

  • Overt, sometimes violent anti-Semitism had almost entirely vanished, the horrors of the Holocaust still fresh in the minds of our parents' generation.

    Jonathan Miller: How Adam Sandler's 'Chanukah Song' Helped Save The Jews

  • Overt sexism would be job ads that specify ‘men only’.

    What is ‘real’ racism? « Digital immigrant

  • Overt confrontation with the United States was counterproductive.

    Zero-Sum Future

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