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Rest in Power, Bob Moses

The Civil Rights Movement has lost another great one. Radical educator, global-minded activist, MacArthur genius fellow. On July 25 at age 86, Bob Moses joined the ancestors. While we’re heartbroken a

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activism Race and Ethnicity in America Progressive Education Helene Atwan Beacon Press News Beacon Staff Jay M. Gillen Radical Equations Robert Moses

What the New York Times Just Got Wrong About the ADA

By Ben Mattlin | On July 25, 2021, a day before the thirty-first anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the New York Times Magazine published a story about the proliferation of ADA

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Disability History American Society Politics and Current Events Ben Mattlin

Higher Education Must Be Decolonized Through Study and Struggle

A Q&A with Leigh Patel | As someone who has a deep love of learning and teaching, places of formal education have often brought me some amount of heartbreak. We have absolutely stunning teachers becau

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activism American Society Race and Ethnicity in America Progressive Education Christian Coleman Leigh Patel No Study Without Struggle

Jessica Park, a Life Rich with Enthusiasms

By Marga Vicedo | A two-and-a-half year old girl sits on the floor. Her mother lays besides her, making random marks with a brush and paint on a piece of paper. She is hoping her little girl, Jessy, w

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Disability American Society Biography and Memoir Science and Medicine Literature and the Arts Intelligent Love Marga Vicedo

The Climate Perils of Cryptocurrency

By Philip Warburg | The cryptocurrency rush is on. Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs now offer Bitcoin as an investment option to preferred clients, and electronic payments giant NCR will soon be offer

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American Society Politics and Current Events Environment and Conservation Philip Warburg