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Weekly Round Up – State of the Union and more!

Good afternoon!   We start off with a quick reminder that President Obama will deliver the State of the Union Address this evening. The address is scheduled to begin at 9PM.  Look for fierce crusader and client,  Lilly Ledbetter, namesake of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, who will be in attendance!   We are very […]

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Weekly Round Up! Texas and a Typhoon

Our hearts go out to all the victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.  You can support UNICEF’s efforts to deliver supplies to children and their families online or by texting RELIEF to 864233 to donate $10.   Warren Faidley, storm survival expert, talks to Radio Australia about the almost unprecedented strength of Haiyan, which meant that “A lot of the

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Weekly Round Up! Watergate and the World Series

Enrique Morones goes to Hollywood!  In Detained in the Desert, Morones portrays Enrique Martinez, a character hybridizing the late human rights activist Roberto Martinez and Morones himself.  “They wanted to make it as realistic as possible and George Clooney wasn’t available,” he cracks.  It premiered at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, and we wish all

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Weekly Round Up! Opportunity Gaps and Developments in Hollywood

Rinku Sen on NPR in Connecticut, discussing the implications of Connecticut’s plan to desegregate its public schools, reframes racial “achievement gaps” in education as opportunity gaps: “the achievement gap language puts a lot of the onus on students themselves, whereas the opportunity gap language begins to get us looking at what are the opportunities available

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Who’s in the news…

Robin Wright’s piece in the Wall Street Journal – The Hip-Hop Rhythm of Arab Revolt  … Listen to Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson as he Reflects on the Space Shuttle Program, 1981-2011…  Nathan Rothstein discusses his new start-up – Swellr, Where Deals Support Education… Watch The Calculus of Friendship, from Steven Strogatz… Interview with Bruce Campbell,

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Who’s in the news…

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses “The Future of the Space Program” and “Manhattanhenge“…   “Do Americans Really Have to Chose Between Health and Energy?”  See the comment for Dr. Robert Bullard in the Huffington Post…    Samhita Mukhopadhyay participated in the highly successful Women’s World: Breaking Ground…  In These Times, features Susan J. Douglas – “Bachmann-Media

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Robin Wright on Iran

I’m sort-of wondering if Robin Wright did anything else this past weekend besides analyze the Iran situation? “Lessons for the U.S. As Iran Unravels” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 22, 2009) “In Iran, One Woman’s Death May Have Many Consequences” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 21, 2009) “The Supreme Leader’s Gamble:

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