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After the Virginia Disaster, the Democrats Better Get to Work

Michael Tomasky The New Republic
Now more than ever, they need to keep their focus and pass their agenda. But is that what they think? Democrats need to change the topic to what they have accomplished while in power. But of course they have to accomplish it first.

Tidbits - Nov. 4, 2021 - Reader Comments: Virginia election, CRT and Slavery; Military Spending; Covid Vaccines; Facebook Fraud; New York's Taxi Drivers Win; How to Strike and Win; Children of the Holocaust; The Young Lords; Stanley Aronowitz; more

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Reader Comments: Virginia election, CRT and Slavery; Build Back Better; Military Spending; Covid Vaccines; Facebook Fraud; New York's Taxi Drivers Win; Resources: How to Strike and Win; Children of the Holocaust; The Young Lords; Stanley Aronowitz;

The Power of Music and Art

Karl Paulnack Eastman School of Music
Music has a way of finding the big, invisible moving pieces inside our hearts and souls and helping us figure out the position of things inside us. Let me give you some examples of how this works.

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Class and Inequality: The Classroom in Crisis

Victoria Baena Boston Review
Education is struggle. Of the books under review, one shows community college students pioneering reading methods and expanding canons that came late to the Ivies. The second looks at a key figure in the African American intellectual tradition.

Returning to ‘Normal’ in Education is Not Good Enough

Bob Moses The Imprint
In the ’60s, voting was our organizing tool to demolish Jim Crow and achieve political impact. Since then, for me, it has been algebra. What’s math got to do with it? — you ask. Everything, I say.
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