Janet Kim

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  • 10 years ago

    With faith-based fanaticism and initiatives breeding violence and ignorance in the East and West, as well as globalization threatening to render culture-specific traditions and moralities irrelevant, the PEN American Center recognizes the conseque...

  • 10 years ago

    Rehashing the funereal decision of 2004 could be called sore-loser bewailing. The election was decided by the "moral values" of a new majority of evangelical Christians. Or was it (again) theft? Michael Eric Dyson, the Afristocrat-reproaching auth...

  • 11 years ago

    With more Americans finding themselves shunted into exurbs, megachurches thrive, offering an unprecedented sense of community (the megachurch threshold begins at 2,000) and the means to put faith into action through Bible study, community service,...

  • 11 years ago

    Whitman's epic remains revered for its fluid voice and wide perspective, capturing a quintessentially American character through exaltation of the (particularly male) body and the material world. In Leaves of Grass, Whitman, applying the American ...

  • 11 years ago

    Loved for his democratically lucid scientific explanations, Einstein illustrated his most famous theory as "When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than an...

  • 11 years ago

    Earlier this year, The Nation wrote a piece called "Outsourcing Is Hell," while The Economist commented, "Foreign competition now affects services as well as manufacturing. Good." This illustrates the debate on job losses and trade policy—sto...


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