Twentieth Century

What should development aid do? by Nancy Qian

[ad_1] For decades, development assistance has gone either to governments that lack the capacity to administer it, or to non-state actors who are essentially in competition with the state. It is time for a new approach centered on a less ambitious but much more practical goal. CHICAGO – Development assistance …

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Polanyi | Commonwealth Magazine

[ad_1] Each chapter of Market release tackles a different area of ​​public policy and shows how social reformers have historically fought for progress in this area by “articulating a different idea of ​​freedom”, one rooted in “resistance to reliance on markets”. In “Free Land”, Konczal traces the history of land …

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True patriotism on July 4 – OpEd – Eurasia Review

[ad_1] This July 4th, many people think that celebrating America means waving the flag or standing up for the national anthem or shouting “America First”. But that’s not true patriotism. True patriotism means sacrificing for America to continue. This means paying taxes in proportion to your wealth. I’m talking to …

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What’s behind your rainbow logo?

[ad_1] Reflections on Pride and Ethics of Business Engagement Month. by Solenne Wolfe | 7/2/21 3:05 am Growing up in New York City meant pride was an expected celebration in June. I remember taking my six-year-old sister to the playground, eyes level with all kinds of skirts and tutus as …

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“Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part” by Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion, now available on Nonesuch

[ad_1] https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/caroline-shaw-so-percussion-let-soil-play-its-simple-part-out-now-nonesuch-2021-06-25 “Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part” by Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion, now available on Nonesuch Let the soil play its simple role, an album of songs written and performed by Caroline shaw and Sō Percussion, is now available on Nonesuch Records, available everywhere here, including on …

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arguments, not sound clips | Carl R. Trueman

[ad_1] I have been writing for First Things since 2013. The following years have been an interesting time for our culture and politics. We have seen the advent of same-sex marriage; the rise of Donald Trump; unexpected challenges to traditional freedoms; and the adoption of “cultural Marxism” and “Christian nationalism” …

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Mary Jo Dewees Elkins | katy times

[ad_1] Mary Jo Dewees Elkins was born to Joe B. and Mary Crowhurst Dewees on October 29, 1924 in Hempstead, Texas, and died at her home in Katy, Texas on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at the age of 96. . On August 9, 1942, she married James Kenneth Elkins in …

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A June 15th conversation about race

[ad_1] Thursday June 17 at 11:00 a.m. Virtual event Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. But the fight against institutionalized racism continues today. Join USC experts to discuss voting rights, criminal justice reform, and the ongoing struggle for freedom and justice for …

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What I learned: André De Shields

[ad_1] In my 52 years as a black performer the most common question casting directors ask me is, “can you sing and dance?” Well, yeah, because I grew up doo-woping under the streetlights in the pouring rain with my brothers, I went to house parties to learn the latest moves. …

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Our Rich History: Retrospect and Vista II – Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021

[ad_1] By Raymond G. HébertSpecial at NKyTribune Part 1 of our series, “Retrospect and Vista II”: Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021. Thomas More University, which was previously called Villa Madonna College (1921-1968) and Thomas More College (1968-2018), will celebrate its centenary in the 2021-2022 academic year. Centennial celebratory events …

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Nation of isolation – silos of America

[ad_1] Many have blamed social media for the social and political isolation that has virtually wiped out meaningful political speech. Instead of thoughtful discussions, our political lives largely consist of illogical and unhealthy political rhetoric punctuated by angry cries. While social media most certainly has a polarizing impact on politics …

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Will Trump be held responsible this time?

[ad_1] It looks like former President Donald Trump was ready to go even further than we knew in his war on leaks. According to the New York Times, Department of Justice prosecutors obtained, via a subpoena from Apple, information about the accounts of at least two members of the House …

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Diabetes and Race | Health affairs

[ad_1] There are times when a book opens my eyes wider. I enjoy when a book complements my primary care work and provides insight into the complex interpretations of race and health in the United States. Diabetes: A History of Race and Disease, by medical historian Arleen Marcia Tuchman, is …

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Greek art in all its splendor

[ad_1] Jockey of Artemision – National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Credit: Joyofmuseums , CC BY-SA 4.0/ Wikipedia The Jockey of Artemision, a large Greek bronze statue of a young boy riding a horse, is a magnificent surviving statue from ancient Greece and a rare example of a racehorse in Greek sculpture. …

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The establishment strikes back – for now

[ad_1] If, as Bruno Maçães suggests in The story began, American culture became a Hollywood plot, and then we reached this place in history when the cattle baron burns down the shacks of unwanted settlers and the Death Star destroys the rebel planet. After defeating Donald Trump and stumbling upon …

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