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11
Oct

Radiolab Imagines a World Without Words

Susan Schaller, author of A Man Without Words, recently appeared on WNYC’s Radiolab for a show about language. Fans of Radiolab will love this episode, which examines the conundrums of language in …

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05
Oct

A New Direction for Labor

In this video Inside Government TV interviews author and long-time activist Bill Fletcher, Jr. about his book, co-authored with Fernando Gapasin, Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path …

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28
Sep

The Other Crime that Dare Not Speak Its Name

Barbara Almond, psychotherapist and author of The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood, writes about the common, but little-discussed issue of maternal ambivalence in her most recent blog post for Psychology …

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07
Sep

Happy 42nd Anniversary!

As pointed out by W. Joseph Campbell, author of Getting it Wrong, today is the 42nd Anniversary of the women’s liberation protest September 7, 1968, on the Atlantic City boardwalk where the …

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28
Jul

Thomas and Znaniecki Book Awards

The University of California Press’s record with the Thomas and Znaniecki Book Awards is nothing less than honorable—the award has recognized 12 UC Press titles in the past 10 years. Most recently, …

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14
Jun

A New View of Consumption

When her first book came out, Allison Pugh hoped it would create a stir but feared no one would notice. Her hope won out. Longing and Belonging has been honored by the …

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02
Jun

Perspectives on the Border

Arizona’s new immigration law, which allows police to stop people they suspect to be in the US illegally and requires immigrants to carry documentation with them, has stirred up controversy and widespread …

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