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Gathering Gadflies

Tamsin Smith | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

There are no bystanders at the Aspen Leaders Action Forum. The small group, text-based seminars are designed specifically to draw personal, real-life responses from the global leaders who attend.

Tenor Noah Stewart Debuts With Berkeley Symphony in World Premiere of New Work by Steven Stucky

Sean Martinfield | Posted 05.19.2013 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

"We're inundated with so many messages on TV and the radio. We need to go back to the simplicity of a voice and a piano in a space where you can feel the energy of your neighbors."

Call Me, Maybe? 9 Images For Prayer Beyond A Phone Call

Lisa Hickman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Lisa Hickman

Prayer is listening as much as talking, stillness more than chattiness. A phone call is anything but silence. But those seasoned in the practice of prayer know that "listen" is "silent" rearranged.

Literary Food Fight:

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anis Shivani

The question of influence is a tricky one in the literary realm, but surely, if there are undeniable progenitors of today's collective poetry output, these are the ones.

1989 And the Fall of the Wall: Did Reagan Do It?

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Larner

Regan probably hastened the fall of the Wall by a few years, but it could have fallen without him. It could not however, have fallen without the sacrifices of those living under Soviet Communism.