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EXCLUSIVE: Steven Matthews, Author of the Must-Read ‘On Magnetism,’ Explains why Everyone Needs Poems, Even — or maybe especially — in High-Tech, Distracted Times

June 16, 2017 • Naomi Wolf

Steven Matthews, born in Colchester, UK, is a leading voice in contemporary poetry. He teaches in Oxford and Reading. In his new book, On Magnetism, he unites Romantic sensibility with an urgent timely focus. We are thrilled to introduce him as our fir …

A Referendum lets Mainers Decide on Investing $50 Million in Small Businesses: Do State-Funded Grants Offer a Model for other States?

June 6, 2017 • Bhavani Pitti

A referendum on the issue of bonds in the state of Maine is to be held in June of 2017. Citizens of Maine will vote on the grant of $50 million on behalf of the state to two entities — the Maine Technology Institute and the Maine Venture Fund. If the …

Is the Definition of Terrorism Racist?

June 5, 2017 • Anjali Pitti

We all know what fear is these days. On Tuesday, May 22nd, twenty-two year old Salman Abedi brought a bomb to an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, United Kingdom. According to The Telegraph, this act resulted in “the worst terrorist attack in the UK …

Marijuana Mapping: Where is it Legal to Fire Up?

May 31, 2017 • Bhavani Pitti

“Let me be clear,” stated Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly at the end of April, “[Marijuana] is a potentially dangerous gateway drug that frequently leads to the use of harder drugs.” Secretary Kelly made it apparent that, as a member of the Trum …

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) Pushes for Museum of Women’s History

May 19, 2017 • Naomi Wolf

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