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Carol Becker: Artists as Public Intellectuals

Watch Carol Becker, Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts, speak on how artists are redefining their role in the 21st century.




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Why Canada’s ‘Tough on Crime’ Policy Is Not Safer for Our Communities




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Herbert Marcuse taught me that it was possible to be an academic, an activist, a scholar, and a revolutionary.  – Angela Davis Angela Davis speaks about the habits of thinking and imagination that have historically constituted social movements and social … Continue reading




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Herbert Marcuse: Intellectual and Revolutionary This 1996 documentary video, Herbert’s Hippopotamus: Marcuse and Revolution in Paradise, profiles the life of renowned philosopher and University of California (San Diego) faculty member, Herbert Marcuse, who joined campus uprisings that formed part of … Continue reading




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Attawapiskat’s Impact: Canada’s Katrina Moment Charlie Angus exposes the shameful, barely veiled racism in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s response to the crises facing First Nations across Canada. The ongoing disastrous loss of human lives and dignity was and is preventable: … Continue reading




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A Redemptive Moment for U.S. Politics U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s landmark speech to the United Nations on LGBT rights as human rights demonstrates that not everything has gone awry in American politics. Geopolitical implications aside, Clinton’s eloquent and … Continue reading




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  NDP Member of Parliament Charlie Angus Speaks to Canadian Parliament on Attawapiskat and the Plight of First Nations




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Messages from the Occupy Wall Street Protest




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