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George Eliot on leisure and the seedbed of our morena restlessness

George Eliot on Leisure and the Seedbed of Our Modern Restlessness – http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/brainpickings/rss/~3/2ClqkZv6ZMM/

“What will be the good of the conquest of leisure and health, if no one remembers how to use them?”

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Protecting prisoners' right: the case of anders breivik

Protecting prisoners’ rights: the case of Anders Breivik – http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/156289496/0/oupblog~Protecting-prisoners%E2%80%99-rights-the-case-of-Anders-Breivik/

In April 2016, Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer, successfully challenged the conditions of his confinement on human rights grounds.

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Joan of Arc's heresy

Joan of Arc’s heresy – http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/156294266/0/oupblog~Joan-of-Arcs-heresy/

A month before Joan of Arc’s heresy was cleansed by fire on this day in 1431 CE, a spokesman for her Burgundian accusers railed against her: “O Royal House of France!

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To dream or not to dream: What are the effects of immigration status and parental influence on Latino children’s access to education?

To dream or not to dream: What are the effects of immigration status and parental influence on Latin… – http://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/156299429/0/oupblog~To-dream-or-not-to-dream-What-are-the-effects-of-immigration-status-and-parental-influence-on-Latino-children%E2%80%99s-access-to-education/

Much has been written about the potential of immigration reform to level the playing field for unauthorized children and youth in the United States.

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Tinsel-Taught: 5 Lessons for Writers from the Movies -

Tinsel-Taught: 5 Lessons for Writers from the Movies – http://www.signature-reads.com/2016/05/tinsel-taught-5-lessons-for-writers-from-the-movies/

Donald O’Connor in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’/Image © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Editor’s Note:

Miranda Beverly Whittemore is the author of four novels: 

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Two poems by David Wojciechowski

https://horselesspress.org/horse-less-review/horse-less-review-spring-2016/two-poems-by-david-wojciechowski/

You wake into darkness but you hear the horse. The horse is there to ground you. Without it just the darkness The uncertainty of the darkness if it’s around Or in you.

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Literature — Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like...

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Macro Literature — Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like…

Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person.

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