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Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement
Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

“The more complex a society becomes, the more fully the law must take into account the diversity of the people who live in it… It is a matter in which the whole society is involved.”

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Pablo Neruda’s Extraordinary Life, in an Illustrated Love Letter to Language
Pablo Neruda’s Extraordinary Life, in an Illustrated Love Letter to Language

A swirling celebration of one of the greatest creative icons of the twentieth century.

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Mark Twain on Slavery, How Religion Is Used to Justify Injustice, and What His Mother Taught Him About Compassion
Mark Twain on Slavery, How Religion Is Used to Justify Injustice, and What His Mother Taught Him About Compassion

“She never used large words, but she had a natural gift for making small ones do effective work.”

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Leonard Bernstein on the Only True Antidote to Violence and His Moving Tribute to JFK
Leonard Bernstein on the Only True Antidote to Violence and His Moving Tribute to JFK

“This must be the mission of every man of goodwill: to insist, unflaggingly, at risk of becoming a repetitive bore, but to insist on the achievement of a world in which the mind will have triumphed over violence.”

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At Home with Themselves: Sage Sohier’s Moving Portraits of Same-Sex Couples in the 1980s
At Home with Themselves: Sage Sohier’s Moving Portraits of Same-Sex Couples in the 1980s

A tender, thoughtful lens on life and love in the margins.

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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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