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The Soledad Children

by Charlene Oldham

"The Soledad Children" is a painful legal history from the not-so-distant past, when biased testing and cultural segregation were the rule, rather than the exception. Marty Glick and Maurice Jourdane’s "The Soledad Children" is the... Read More

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War at Sea

by Matt Sutherland

Throughout the ages, humans have always found ingenious ways to kill each other, but a bloodletting milestone was surely reached when the great powers of the classical world—the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, Romans, et... Read More

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The Fire Is upon Us

by Mya Alexice

Nicholas Buccola’s "The Fire Is upon Us" is a riveting, expansive companion text to a historic debate that swept the nation. On February 18th, 1965, two high-profile thinkers met to discuss a pressing question: “Is the American Dream... Read More

Book Review

Rilke in Paris

by Matt Sutherland

In 1902, at twenty-six, Rainer Maria Rilke visited Paris for the first time, drawn by his perception—he was not alone—of France as the consummate home of the artist. He sought out Auguste Rodin and, over the course of many years, the... Read More

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Jerusalem on the Amstel

by Jeff Fleischer

In the seventeenth century, the Netherlands became home to a large diaspora community of Sephardic Jews fleeing persecution. Their community thrived for centuries until its abrupt end under Nazi occupation. Longtime BBC reporter Lipika... Read More

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