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teleSUR, the Workers' Paradise? A Caracas Chronicles exclusive

(The full 5,500-word leaked email in Spanish and English)

As teleSUR prepares to launch an English-language satellite station in July 2015 (its 10th anniversary), there is unrest in the Caracas and Quito headquarters. 1,501 more words


Wistful about the Tower of David

I loved this piece by Boris Muñoz on the evacuation of the Tower of David. Painstakingly, Boris took the time to visit the Tower and get to know its residents. 728 more words


Jürgen Habermas: Religion, Cultural Diversity and Publicity

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Paula Montero


Department of Anthropology, University of S?o Paulo, S?o Paulo, Brasil.


The aim of this essay is to reflexively consider the particular way in which Jürgen Habermas faces some theoretical challenges that are particularly interesting to contemporary anthropological thought, i.e., the issue of cultural translation and the presence of religion in the public sphere. 298 more words

Three Ideas

2:01 “The problem with the american education system remains just that; the system. The way we pay for, organize, and regulate school does not foster innovative and entrepreneurial solutions. 53 more words

13 Year Old Boy Knows More Than Adults

*skip to 10:08 for key facts, but I encourage the full viewing of the video.

This kid knows the answer. We can all learn from this teenage boy. 19 more words

Eric Kluitenberg, "The Network of Waves: Living and Acting in a Hybrid Space"

While the extent of the Internet’s impact on the conception of the public sphere remains debatable, traditional boundaries have certainly become blurred between the physical and the virtual as well as the public and the private. 608 more words

Poem by Betty Oneil- Trapped in a Box

For relevant content, skip ahead to 6:53 to about 9:38 56 more words