Archive for ‘Community’

October 21, 2017

How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

Social networks train us to focus on images and emotions, sapping the quest for knowledge.

Source: How Social Media Endangers Knowledge

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September 5, 2017

This Exhibition Traces the History of Lynching in America

At the Brooklyn Museum, the Equal Justice Initiative examines the path of racial terror in America and its continuing legacy.

Source: This Exhibition Traces the History of Lynching in America

September 5, 2017

Off-Centered Ale Trail: Orlando

A new side of the theme park capital of the world, from Atlas Obscura and Dogfish Head Brewery.

Source: Off-Centered Ale Trail: Orlando

September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

Source: Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

December 23, 2016

A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

He might have flipped over some tables at Mar-a-Lago, though.

Source: A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

December 13, 2016

In the Rocky Mountains, the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency Is Launching Careers

At the thriving, 50-year-old Anderson Ranch Arts Center, artists find everything they need, from supplies to a supportive staff to a diverse group of peers.

Source: In the Rocky Mountains, the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency Is Launching Careers

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 10, 2016

Dawkins Service Corps Working In Rural America – Laughing in Disbelief

Coalmont, Tennessee –  Brian Hart started work before the dawn and is sure that his day isn’t going to end until late in the evening, but that’s the life as a member of the […]

Source: Dawkins Service Corps Working In Rural America – Laughing in Disbelief

December 3, 2016

20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

Many of us are rekindling our activist spirit knowing that the next four years will require everyone to act.

Source: 20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine