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The AAA’s Task Force report on Israel/Palestine: a Valuable Contribution to the debate

By: Dan Rabinowitz, Professor of Anthropology at Tel Aviv University

The Task Force should be commended for three important accomplishments. One – it has researched and written a comprehensive, nuanced and contextualized… 195 more words

The World Behind the Curtain

By Yusra Syed, IV Form

The World Behind the Curtain

Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to travel to different parts of India and visit schools, universities, and orphanages for a ten-day service trip with three other girls from the United States. 601 more words


Why does Trauma Cause Memory Distortion?

Our memories are not perfect reconstructions of past events. Instead, remembering a past event is a combination of processes, piecing together different details, and making inferences to fill in the gaps to create a coherent whole. 1,365 more words


'Brands that embrace freedom win' - on Bitcoin

From TechChrunch:

Bitcoin’s brand message so thoroughly, clearly, succinctly and intuitively communicates freedom of choice that its fame can grow through peer-based brand building. The “plan” executes itself, without need for a top-down control. 129 more words

Cultural Insight

'The zero-interaction shopping experience...is the near-future' - The New Economy

The New Economy on the Internet of Things, and Amazon Dash. The implications of this shift for design in the home are also worth considering. Though not considered here.  273 more words

Cultural Insight

Facing the Far Side - Writing 201: Poetry, Day #6

Today’s Theme


Today’s Form

Found Poetry

Today’s Device


(I’m afraid I didn’t manage a Chiasmus…but I was working with the picture and the print in front of me at the time) 121 more words


Manifest Destiny: Colonialism, Archaeology, and...Video Games?

You are the monster.

In her brilliant Story Collider podcast, Uzma Rizvi perfectly captures the rupture of graduate school, when, as she states, it becomes obvious that archaeology is “a colonial, racist, epistemically unjust system of knowledge production” and you ask yourself “how did I get here?” It is a question that archaeologists should be asking themselves every day. 670 more words