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The Soul Of America's Media

By Steve Rhodes

A recent Axios newsletter item:

First look: Jon Meacham on racism, extremism


Random House has moved up publication of Jon Meacham's The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels to May 7.

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Posted on March 13, 2018

History Club

A People's History Of Thanksgiving

Where Is The Gold?
With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.
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Posted on November 28, 2013
Chicago Blog Review

Chicago Blog Review: Fruit Slinger

A welcome blast of summer-friendly food porn on a daily basis.
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Posted on August 6, 2009

The Soul Of America's Media

By Steve Rhodes
It doesn't really have one.

Posted on March 13, 2018

The Scientist And The Forger: Probing A Turbulent Art World

By Presswire
Local connection: a former Art Institute student who later "donated" a fake to the museum.

Posted on March 2, 2018

Here's What Happens To Aid Projects When The Money Dries Up And The Spotlight Fades

By Denis Dragovic/The Conversation
Iraq didn't face the same shortage of resources as South Sudan, for example; quite the opposite. There was more money than ideas. East Timor also didn't lack money, but did lack sense.

Posted on February 28, 2018

Writing's Power To Deceive

By Andrew Elfenbein/The Conversation
Did George Washington really become president?

Posted on February 20, 2018

The Last 100 Days Of FDR

By Roosevelt University
A death watch.

Posted on February 15, 2018

Two Poems

By Steve Rhodes
Please pick me I need the money bad.

Posted on February 14, 2018

Publisher Files Censorship Suit Against Illinois Department Of Corrections

By The Uptown People's Law Center
The Human Rights Defense Center publishes Prison Legal News, a 72-page monthly publication that covers news and court rulings related to the criminal justice system. PLN has been published for more than 27 years and has received the First Amendment Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. HRDC also distributes around 50 self-help and legal books of interest to prisoners. More than 200 Illinois prisoners subscribe to PLN.

Posted on February 13, 2018

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