Friday , July 20 2018

Politics

Concert for America with Tina Fey, Chita Rivera, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Patrick Wilson, Brian Stokes Mitchell

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Concert for America, The Great Hall, Cooper Union

After a day of protests, Concerts for America presented a star-studded program at historic Cooper Union to be broadcast July 8.

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Exclusive Interview: Anthem Libertarian Film Festival’s Jo Ann Skousen on Film and the Voice of Reason

Anthem Film Festival

'I am hopeful that providing a venue for libertarian films, like this festival, will encourage more producers to green-light libertarian scripts. Meanwhile, we have nine outstanding short narratives this year, covering topics from envy and revenge to immigration and justice. Most of them are made by women and about women, which pleases me as well.'

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Asylum-Seeking Refugee Children Placed in Camps, Lady Liberty Weeps

Statue of Liberty

My mother came to this country at the age of six, braving a long steerage boat trip by herself to find the “Goldene Medina.” Her parents had come before her, and landing at Ellis Island, she came through the golden door of the country to find her way. An unaccompanied …

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Trump Tweetstorm – A Daily Conversation with @realdonaldtrump: June 7, 2018

A conversation with President Donald J. Trump. Cool. Well, it’s sort of a conversation. With the President of the United States. Cool. I will daily be posting the previous day’s Trump Tweets with commentary, response, speculation, and truthiness (and fact-checking when appropriate). For me it’s therapy (much needed!) For you, an …

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Book Review: ‘Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need to Connect Is Tearing Us Apart,’ by Howard Ross

From global diversity and inclusion expert Howard Ross comes a new book, 'Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need to Connect Is Tearing Us Apart.' It's a fascinating look at how how our human need to belong is creating a new kind of tribalism, and dividing us more than ever.

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