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21
Dec

Martha Nussbaum Wins Berggruen Prize

“We empower thinkers — we empower work that hopefully generates new ideas. And then our job is to take those ideas and publish them — disseminate them. We do this through the …

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11
Dec

Remembering Children’s Rights

In the spirit of Human Rights Day and in light of the treatment of unaccompanied and separated minor immigrants around the world, we share an excerpt by Jacqueline Bhabha from Humanitarianism and …

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10
Dec

10 Vital Books on the Fight for Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A milestone document, it proclaimed the inalienable …

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07
Nov

Critical Hope in Fearful Times

This guest post is published as part of our blog series related to the American Studies Association conference in Atlanta, from Nov. 8-11, and as part of the American Studies Now blog series. Share using #2018ASA  By Macarena …

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29
Oct

10 Facts About U.S. Protests in History

Political protests have a deep past in U.S. history, with varied degrees of success in accomplishing what they set out to do. Gleaned from L.A. Kauffman’s eye-opening new book, How to Read a …

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