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Conversations at Home: Scott Russell Sanders

Published: August 4, 2020

“The challenge, these days, is to be somewhere as opposed to nowhere, actually to belong to come particular place, invest oneself in it, draw strength and courage from it, to dwell not simply in a career or a bank account but in a community.” – Scott Russell Sanders, Secrets of… Read More

Podcast: Neenah Ellis and Luke Dennis of WYSO

Published: August 3, 2020

Democracy and the Informed Citizen In his January 8, 1789, letter to Richard Price, Thomas Jefferson noted, “. . . wherever the people are well informed they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far… Read More

Unmentionables, by Laurie Loewenstein

Published: July 31, 2020

by Pat Williamsen The characters in Unmentionables carry many unmentionable secrets—illicit lovers, suspect genealogy, furtive ambitions. Like unseen the undergarments everyone wears, it seems everyone in town… Read More

Legacy of Dissent: The Civil War’s Contested Meaning in the Midwest, by Christopher Phillips

Published: July 30, 2020

This article was published in the winter 2017 issue of Pathways. In “Legacy of Dissent,” Christopher Phillips writes: Although the problem of race is national,… Read More

“Let America Be America Again,” by Langston Hughes

Published: July 28, 2020

Listen to Danez Smith reading the poem.   Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes   Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is… Read More

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