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The Infrastructure Bill Should Look After Our Future, and Our Past

The Atlantic 15 Apr 2021
The Federal Writers’ Project was a robust New Deal endeavor that employed teachers, historians, librarians, writers, journalists, and others to work on state and city guides, and even children’s books ... I’ve spoken with a number of historians, and although the specific logistics of ...

China: A century of silencing dissent

X Index 15 Apr 2021
In this special edition we are marking the centenary of Chinese Communism with a series of long reads by writers, historians and journalists in the field, including acclaimed writer Ma Jian, whose exclusive personal essay on the legacy of the Chinese Communist is a centrepiece of this edition ... Ma Jian ... When ... ....

What is Smotrich asking of Arab Israeli parties? - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 15 Apr 2021
 Although controversial, the question that MK Bezalel Smotrich asks Arab citizens of Israel is important. If you don’t accept Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, what are you doing here?. A response might well be ... The ideological struggle persists ... But they won’t ... loyalty ... The author is a PhD historian, writer and journalist. .

Astronauts Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Pamela A. Melroy and Scott Kelly to be Inducted Into U.S. ...

Space Coast Daily 15 Apr 2021
ceremony will take place at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on November 13, 2021. Michael E ... (NASA Image) ... Capt. Michael E ... Col ... Each year*, inductees are selected by a committee of Hall of Fame astronauts, former NASA officials, flight directors, historians and journalists, and the process is administered by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation ... .

Transforming Tajikistan: Between a Soviet past and a Tajik future

Al Jazeera 14 Apr 2021
Historian, urban activist and prolific journalist Gafur Shermatov, whose Facebook post bidding farewell to the former presidential palace gathered hundreds of likes, shares, and sorrowful comments, agreed ... is money,” says Timur Temirkhanov, a 25-year-old journalist from Dushanbe.

Students at Texas school disciplined for 'slave trade' held over social media, activists say

The Bryan Eagle 14 Apr 2021
... "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.” In addition to launching Negro History Week and penning "The Mis-Education of the Negro," Woodson was an accomplished author, journalist, American historian, and founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

Pandemic added to the woes of the poor, dragged middle class into poverty

The Telegraph India 13 Apr 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the global economy hard, increasing poverty in practically every country, reducing employment and pulling people down from middle-income brackets into low-income groups, sometimes to the brink of poverty ... Before we get to these, some context is necessary ... Sen is a freelance journalist and an independent historian) ... .

Laos and the CIA: The Most Secret Place on Earth Revisited

GlobalResearch 13 Apr 2021
On my journey through the United States, Thailand and Laos I met many former CIA agents, US pilots, aid workers, Hmong fighters, journalists and historians who told me of their time in Laos in the 60s and early 70s.

Antiracism advocate Ibram X. Kendi to speak at OSU event

Albany Democrat Herald 12 Apr 2021
Oregon State University will sponsor a free virtual discussion this week featuring a leading voice in the U.S. anti-racism movement. Historian, author and journalist Ibram X. Kendi will discuss how to be an anti-racist at 5 p.m. Wednesday via Zoom as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series ... ....

Pentagon Campaign to Recruit Vietnam as Military Ally Against China Exposed Delusions of US War Strategy

Antiwar 12 Apr 2021
>. Reprinted from The Grayzone with the author’s permission ... Vietnam as a key base in US war strategy ... Vietnam was the logical choice for such sites ... Philip S ... Gareth Porter, an investigative historian and journalist specializing in US national security policy, received the UK-based Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S ... .

SIMMONS: Matthew Fisher, gone at 66, covered the world and then some

Toronto Sun 11 Apr 2021
He looked and acted the part of a real-life movie character, part caricature, part hard-nosed journalist, part-historian, who looked like he could be cast as a camp director most days, but with a notebook and a pen attached to him instead of a whistle.

Abandoned truth

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 11 Apr 2021
Conversely, a dedicated pursuit of truth characterizes the good scientist, the good historian, and the good detective.". To that I include a good journalist who uncovers and reports truth to society ... Mike Masterson is a longtime Arkansas journalist, was editor of three Arkansas ...

Author, literary translator Sara Rai to head jury for JCB Prize for Literature 2021

TeluguStop 08 Apr 2021
The panel includes designer and art historian Annapurna Garimella, author and translator Shahnaz Habib, journalist and editor Prem Panicker and writer and podcaster Amit Varma ... Annapurna Garimella is a designer and an art historian ... He has worked as a journalist and editor for over 30 years across print and digital mediums.

Podcast: The ‘Carterland’ Movie celebrates Georgia’s only president

Atlanta Journal 08 Apr 2021
Two brothers from Peachtree City have dedicated a couple years to gathering insights of politicians, historians, journalists and educators in a film that examines arguably the world’s most famous peanut farmer ... Podcast interview ... ....

Holocaust survivors should be recognized with special day, leaders say

The Jerusalem Post 08 Apr 2021
June 26 is the birthday of Marian Turski, a prominent Polish Holocaust survivor and advocate, and a Polish historian and journalist ... Robert Rozett, senior historian at Yad Vashem’s International Institute for Holocaust Research, says Zikaron BaSalon highlights a trend in ...