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Streep Donates $1 Million for Public Theater Renovation

Streep Donates $1 Million for Public Theater Renovation | Art and activism | Scoop.it
The actress's gift is in honor of Joseph Papp, the founder of the Public, and Nora Ephron, a former board member.
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Paris Tonkar magazine // Graffiti and Street art: Paris Tonkar magazine #6

Paris Tonkar magazine // Graffiti and Street art: Paris Tonkar magazine #6 | Art and activism | Scoop.it

Le tout nouveau numéro 6 de PARIS TONKAR MAGAZINE est disponible depuis le 14 septembre dans tous les kiosques de France, en Suisse, Belgique et USA...

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Sourcefabric | Booktype

Sourcefabric | Booktype | Art and activism | Scoop.it

Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes. Create books on your own or with others via an easy-to-use web interface. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences.


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Appeal against the closing of investigation into beating of Silwan resident by Border Police officer | B'Tselem

Appeal against the closing of investigation into beating of Silwan resident by Border Police officer | B'Tselem | Art and activism | Scoop.it
RT @btselem: Appeal against the closing of investigation into beating of Silwan resident by Border Police officer http://t.co/KsjISAmf...
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The West Bank — What About Fairness? - Video Library - The New York Times

The West Bank — What About Fairness? - Video Library - The New York Times | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Nicholas D. Kristof reports on the living conditions of Bedouins who live under Israeli control in the Southern Hebron Hills in the West Bank. (RT @BtSIsrael: The West Bank — What About Fairness?
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after the bridge: Activism: “We the People”

after the bridge: Activism: “We the People” | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Activism: “We the People” · NATIVE AMERICANS HURT MOST BY CLIMATE CHANGE · Daycare Scares & Parental Responsibility. ... WikiLeaks and the War on Drugs · Human Rights Violations In Police Response To Occu.
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How to become a successful activist - All Things Reform

How to become a successful activist - All Things Reform | Art and activism | Scoop.it
How to be a successful activist, from Common Cause.
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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill

Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill | Art and activism | Scoop.it
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Septuagenarian social activist Anna Hazare began an indefinite fast against corruption here Sunday brushing away concerns about his health, saying people would not let him...
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Exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art explores the relationship of ... - Art Daily

Exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art explores the relationship of ... - Art Daily | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art explores the relationship of ...Art DailyB HUMLEBAEK.- /B New Nordic – Architecture & Identity is the first exhibition in a new series at a href= http://www.louisiana.dk target= _bla.
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An Interview WIth Santiago Calatrava, Architect Of Swooping Bridges (And A Lot More)

"'Engineering came first but now, after 30 years, I don't see any difference between architecture and engineering. If you look at Brunel's [Clifton Suspension] bridge in Bristol you could ask, "Is that architecture or engineering?
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Farming is Activism | PICA Newsletter

Farming is Activism | PICA Newsletter | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Life is looking out for us. Small, seemingly unrelated events lead us to exactly where we need to be, if we are open to their guidance. The path I am on now began for me with a suggestion from Professor … Continue reading ...
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Social Networking Influences Real-World Relationships According ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Social Networking Influences Real-World Relationships According ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Social Networking Influences Real-World Relationships According ...MarketWatch (press release)"It is fascinating to see people gravitate toward social media as an accepted form of communication," shared Michelle LaFrance, spokesperson for...
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Katherine Piper. Encyclopedia of Prisons and Correctional Facilities. Volume 1. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference, 2005. Prison activism is a broad-based.
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'Plague' follows early AIDS activism with raw feeling - Houston Chronicle

'Plague' follows early AIDS activism with raw feeling - Houston Chronicle | Art and activism | Scoop.it
'Plague' follows early AIDS activism with raw feelingHouston ChronicleThe heroes of "How to Survive a Plague" stare death in the face. They send whooping crowds into battle. They engage in spittle-throwing dramatic showdowns.
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For Fisheries, a Line of Hope - New York Times

For Fisheries, a Line of Hope - New York Times | Art and activism | Scoop.it
New York TimesFor Fisheries, a Line of HopeNew York TimesIn the kitchen, community-supported fisheries require cooks to agree in advance to buy whatever fish or shellfish local fishermen catch.
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Ai Weiwei doc offers glimpse into life of activism

Ai Weiwei doc offers glimpse into life of activism | Art and activism | Scoop.it
A documentary offering a glimpse into the life of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei conveying a creative, brave yet humble man in the years leading up to his 81-day detention last year is playing at the TIFF Lightbox.
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Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)The 12 Villages of Firing Zone 918 in the South Hebron Hills |

Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)The 12 Villages of Firing Zone 918 in the South Hebron Hills  | | Art and activism | Scoop.it
This info-sheet was prepared together with Rabbis for Human Rights and with Breaking the Silence.
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Twitter / andrewjgarcia: "Activism Never Tasted So ...

Twitter / andrewjgarcia: "Activism Never Tasted So ... | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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The Millions : Lichtenstein's Art Comes Full Circle

Full Stop editor Anna-Claire Stinebring argues that Roy Lichtenstein's art has “come full circle” thanks, at least in part, to the popularity of Mad Men and 1960s nostalgia. Matt Weiner's drama, after all, “explores but also ...
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In Theory: Should we break the law to feed the homeless? - Pasadena Sun

In Theory: Should we break the law to feed the homeless? - Pasadena Sun | Art and activism | Scoop.it
In Theory: Should we break the law to feed the homeless?Pasadena SunA Christian group in Philadelphia is putting its mission above a ruling that bans feeding the homeless in the city's parks.
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The Tanks at Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron

The Tanks at Tate Modern  by Herzog & de Meuron | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Architects Herzog & de Meuron have uncovered three underground concrete tanks at the Tate Modern gallery in London to create new spaces for art and performance, which open this week (+ slideshow).
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Faces of Berkeley: Osha Neumann, activist lawyer - Daily Californian

Faces of Berkeley: Osha Neumann, activist lawyer - Daily Californian | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Daily CalifornianFaces of Berkeley: Osha Neumann, activist lawyerDaily CalifornianAfter leaving the group and living in a commune in Northern California, to his surprise, Neumann decided to become a lawyer as a platform for carrying out his...
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No, A Robot Orchestra Is Not Going To Work (And Here's Why)

"In truth, with DarwinTunes, or the performing robots, there is no danger of any contemporary composer losing their job.
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Nuns start bus tour protesting GOP budget proposals amid Vatican ... - Washington Post

Nuns start bus tour protesting GOP budget proposals amid Vatican ... - Washington Post | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Nuns start bus tour protesting GOP budget proposals amid Vatican ...Washington PostDES MOINES, Iowa — A group of Roman Catholic nuns began a nine-state bus tour protesting proposed federal budget cuts Monday, saying they weren't trying ...and more »...
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Saudi Arabia ramps up clampdown on human rights activists - Bikya Masr

Saudi Arabia ramps up clampdown on human rights activists - Bikya Masr | Art and activism | Scoop.it
Bikya MasrSaudi Arabia ramps up clampdown on human rights activistsBikya MasrA prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender was brought before a Riyadh court on Monday on 11 activism-related charges in the latest example of what ...and more »...
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