Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America’s Revolutions – Author Talk with Mattie Kahn | New Labor Book Series #14

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Join Siena Chiang for a discussion with Mattie Kahn about her book, Young and Restless: The Girls Who Sparked America's Revolutions, which recounts one of the most foundational and underappreciated forces in moments of revolution in America: teenage girls.  Nine months before Rosa Parks kicked off the bus boycotts, Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing…

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SOCRATES

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Join Dr. Jason Rheins, a scholar of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, for a salon on who Socrates (469-399 BCE) was, and what he can mean for us today. Socrates.…

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Eastern Thought vs. Western Thought – How does it shape our culture today?

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Why do people from different cultural backgrounds behave and think differently – if at all? A historical and philosophical lens. My name is Dhruv Ghulati and I am an AI entrepreneur and work in technology. I have lived in Hong Kong, Thailand, Qatar, across the Indian subcontinent, London and the Netherlands. You can find some…

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America’s Global Future: A Conversation With Alexander Ward

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POLITICO National Security Reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexander Ward joins veteran writer and technologist Sean Patrick Hughes for a conversation on America's global future based on rigorous reporting and sources from within Biden's White House as they worked to reposition America's international reputation. In the wake of the Trump administration's turn away from America's…

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Science vs. Skepticism: Are Objectivity and Knowledge Possible?

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Join philosophy student Arkadiusz Synowczyk to explore the topic of objectivity of scientific knowledge, skepticism, and relativism! This salon is the first episode in a series on the nature of science – its power, limits, and the potential dangers it poses. Debates about the possibility of objective knowledge are relevant not only to the ivory tower. Societies…

Creative Pairs in History

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Hi, I’m Gina! I’m a therapist, avid learner and educator. I’ve spent time in many settings, ranging from mental hospitals to jails and schools and most recently I’ve been coaching entrepreneurs in AI on self-care and social connection. I’m extremely interested in the origins of electric connections! Using Joshua Wolf Shenk’s book Powers of Two,…

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