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Our Fragile Democracy

By Andrew Majeske – On September 5, 2017, I received an email from The Claremont Institute sent to subscribers of the Claremont Review of Books. I subscribed to this publication in early 2017, after realizing…


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This World of Humans

This World of Humans is a new science podcast hosted by biology professor Nathan Lents and produced by Sam Anderson (co-editor of Fierce Advocate). It is a science podcast dedicated to recent advances in biology…


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Schools need specific anti-gang plans

James Mulvaney in Newsday: “Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s plan to send state troopers to Long Island schools to address growing gang violence will not succeed without the full support of local communities. The plan lacks a…


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Against the “Melting Pot” Metaphor

Mike Wallace in Lit Hub: “In February 1915 the Nation magazine had run a two-part essay, “Democracy versus the Melting Pot: A Study of American Nationality,” by Horace Kallen, at that point a professor of…



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The Drama of the Thinking Heart

Karen Malpede in Open Democracy: “For the past twenty-two years, Theater Three Collaborative has been producing ecofeminist-pacifist plays in New York and Europe, on a shoestring and against all odds. Now a book, Plays in Time: The Beekeeper’s…