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The Wheat and Chaff

What Is College For? An Interview With the New Yorker's Louis Menand

Matt Bieber | Posted 07.02.2012 | Education
Matt Bieber

Louis Menand's book The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University asks hard questions about whether higher education's historical goals and structures are well-suited for today's world.

Religion And Reckless Courage: Activist Val Kalende On The Fight For LGBT Rights In Uganda

Matt Bieber | Posted 02.06.2012 | Religion
Matt Bieber

The oppression of LGBT persons in Uganda is nothing but a hybrid of conservative beliefs that the church wants to protect and the selfish interests of politicians whose power rides on incriminating minorities.