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The American Scholar: Happy Birthday, Stranger - Jerry Delaney

Celebrating Albert Camus on his centennial
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North Carolina: Battleground State | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

North Carolina: Battleground State | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Here and Now | Scoop.it
Big money has moved North Carolina far to the right politically but citizen protesters are fighting back against “extremist policies.” See why the conflict unfolding in North Carolina could be a testing ground for what’s to come in every state.
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Missouri: Billionaire Donates $750,000 to End Teacher Tenure

Conservative billionaire Rex Sinquefield does not believe that teaching should be a career. He doesn't think that teachers should have any job security. He thinks that teachers should have short-te...
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A Deadly Mix in Benghazi

A Deadly Mix in Benghazi | Here and Now | Scoop.it
The reality behind the deadly attack on American outposts is murkier and more complex than initially believed.
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In a dark wood

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THEODORE “TEDDY” ROOSEVELT, soldier, president and outdoorsman, once summed up his vision for America as a “doctrine of the strenuous life”. Hunting lay at...
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The Spectacle of Illiteracy and the Crisis of Democracy | BillMoyers.com

This is an excerpt from Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, by Henry Giroux. C. Wright Mills argued 50 years ago that one impor
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Slow Lightning (Yale Series of Younger Poets): Eduardo C. Corral: 9780300178937: Amazon.com: Books

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Heidi Boghosian on Spying and Civil Liberties | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

Heidi Boghosian on Spying and Civil Liberties | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com | Here and Now | Scoop.it
A surveillance expert says the government and corporations are routinely watching our activities, making a mockery of our civil liberties.
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Is the United States a 'Racial Democracy'?

The disparities in our criminal justice system threaten our core political values.
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Is the Distracted Life Worth Living?

Is the Distracted Life Worth Living? | Here and Now | Scoop.it
Philosophy is something close to a national pastime in France, a fact reflected not just in the celebrity status of its big thinkers but also in the interest its media show in the subject. So perh...
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The American Scholar: What Kind of Father Am I? - James McConkey

Looking back at a lifetime of parenting sons and being parented by them
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America in 2013, as Told in Charts

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It was a bit of a depressing start to President Obama’s second term: growing income inequality, gridlock in Washington and a disastrous launch for Obamacare.
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A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina

A’s for Athletes, but Charges of Fraud at North Carolina | Here and Now | Scoop.it
Some classes never met and some grades were illicitly changed in a University of North Carolina department that attracted numerous athletes, and a respected professor now faces a criminal charge.
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Edward Snowden, after months of NSA revelations, says his mission’s accomplished

Edward Snowden, after months of NSA revelations, says his mission’s accomplished | Here and Now | Scoop.it
His leaks have fundamentally altered the U.S. government’s relationship with its citizens, the rest of the world.
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Michael Sandel in conversation with AC Grayling (1/3) - YouTube

On 8th May 2013, Prospect hosted a conversation between the philosophers Michael Sandel and AC Grayling at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The disc...
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Dong Woo Jang: The art of bow-making | Video on TED.com

Dong Woo Jang has an unusual after school hobby. Jang, who was 15 when he gave the talk, tells the story of how living in the concrete jungle of Seoul inspired him to build the perfect bow.
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Leaving the Atocha Station: Ben Lerner: 9781566892742: Amazon.com: Books

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Your Behavior Creates Your Gender | Judith Butler | Big Think

Your Behavior Creates Your Gender | Judith Butler | Big Think | Here and Now | Scoop.it
Nobody is born one gender or the other, says the philosopher. "We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression of being a man or being a woman."
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