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Always Already Derrida: Berfrois Interviews David Mikics | berfrois

January 31, 2011

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Photo of Jacques Derrida from the interview of David Mikics in berfrois.com   Derrida wrote brilliantly about so many central thinkers of the Western tradition: Plato, Freud, Nietzsche, Heidegger and many more. “Who Was Jacques Derrida?” offers vignettes of these philosophers, giving a sense of their work, along with an account of what Derrida did […]

Egyptian slogans from pro-democracy demonstrations

January 28, 2011

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About 40 chants from the Egyptian streets plus photos of the demonstrations

Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels | New York Journal of Books

January 25, 2011

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  My latest NYJB review is of an epic work of poetry and great humanity that may appeal to history buffs as well as poetry readers.  

Early LSD research: ‎1950s housewife describes her acid trip.

January 20, 2011

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Peace Corps Gang Rape: Volunteer Jess Smochek Says US Agency Ignored Warnings – ABC News

January 14, 2011

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More than 1,000 young American women have been raped or sexually assaulted in the last decade while serving as Peace Corps volunteers in foreign countries, an ABC News 20/20 investigation has found. More Video Victims say Peace Corps counselors are doing great damage. “Just because someone has a drink doesn’t give anyone the right to […]

PSA by Sex Workers in the fight against trafficking

January 13, 2011

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Sitting At The Front Of The Bus | The Jewish Week

January 13, 2011

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Israel Religious Action Center launches ‘Freedom Rider’ campaign to ensure gender segregation not imposed on ‘kosher’ lines. Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Michele Chabin Israel Correspondent Jerusalem — Gratified though they are by last week’s High Court decision to ban “mehadrin” buses that separate passengers by gender, Israeli activists fear that the companies that run these […]