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The Making of the American 99%

Barbara Ehrenreich | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Barbara Ehrenreich

Occupy Wall Street could not have happened if large swaths of the 99% had not begun to discover some common interests, or at least to put aside some of the divisions among themselves.

Let's Boycott Geography Awareness Week

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kim Mance

Honestly, no one should really care about things like outside geography when we already know the US is the center of the universe.

Nutrition and the Obama Moment

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

There's good reason to think that intellectualism is on the ropes, but maybe this will change now that we have in the White House a guy who actually understands nuance and complexity.

Is Obama The Next Adlai Stevenson?

Chicago Magazine | Richard Babcock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He was a Democratic presidential candidate from Illinois, a celebrated orator and an intellectual running against a military hero at the time of an un...