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Conscience in Revolt: Sophie Scholl on Suffering, Strength, and the Deepest Wellspring of Courage
Conscience in Revolt: Sophie Scholl on Suffering, Strength, and the Deepest Wellspring of Courage

“Sympathy is often difficult and soon becomes hollow if one feels no pain oneself.”

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Civil Rights Legend Rosa Parks on the Meaning of Life
Civil Rights Legend Rosa Parks on the Meaning of Life

“We are here on earth to live, grow up and do what we can to make this world a better place for all people to enjoy freedom.”

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How Music Heals the Soul: A Beautiful Conversation with Singer-Songwriter and Peace Activist Morley
How Music Heals the Soul: A Beautiful Conversation with Singer-Songwriter and Peace Activist Morley

“Music is the sound wave of the soul.”

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress: A Tender Story of Gender Identity, Acceptance, and Overcoming Bullying
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress: A Tender Story of Gender Identity, Acceptance, and Overcoming Bullying

How to swish, swish, swish one’s way into the spaceship of identity.

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Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art
Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art

“I believe in capitalism with some checks to chill out the evil greedy element. Capitalism is a way for hard work to yield rewards.”

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Urbanism Patron Saint Jane Jacobs on Our Civic Duty in Cultivating Cities That Foster a Creative Life
Urbanism Patron Saint Jane Jacobs on Our Civic Duty in Cultivating Cities That Foster a Creative Life

“People ought to pay more attention to their instincts.”

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The Illustrated Story of Harvey Milk, Humanitarian Martyr for Love
The Illustrated Story of Harvey Milk, Humanitarian Martyr for Love

How a little boy with big ears grew up to hear the cry for social justice and answered it with a clarion call for equality in the kingdom of love.

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The People’s Platform: An Essential Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Cultural Commons in the Age of Commerce
The People’s Platform: An Essential Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Cultural Commons in the Age of Commerce

“We are embedded beings who create work in a social context, toiling shared soil in the hopes that our labor bears fruit. It is up to all of us whether this soil is enriched or depleted, whether it nurtures diverse and vital produce or allows predictable crops to take root and run rampant.”

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John Dewey on War, the Future of Pacifism, and Our Individual Role in Peace
John Dewey on War, the Future of Pacifism, and Our Individual Role in Peace

“The present task of the constructive pacifist is to call attention away from the catchwords which so easily in wartime become the substitute for both facts and ideas back to realities.”

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on How Our Choices Shape the World, Animated
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams on How Our Choices Shape the World, Animated

“Every single thing you do is politics, because the interaction of human beings is politics writ large.”

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