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Mandela, the Refrigerator Hum, and the Spirit of Ubuntu

Anya Cordell | Posted 02.09.2014 | World
Anya Cordell

You know how the refrigerator stops humming, and then you become aware that it was? Nelson Mandela taught me about the state when the hum clicks off.

Notes on a Lesson in Democracy

Roderick Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roderick Spencer

Has rigid partisanship transformed the U.S. into a democracy in name only, like apartheid-era South Africa?