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In the News
Our speakers provide clarity and shrewd analysis of today’s issues to help make sense of our current and future political and societal landscape.
- Employer Practices Limit Workers’ Choices and Wages, U.S. Study Argues | The New York Times: Eduardo Porter analyzes the Biden administration report on how collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market.
- The New Republican Battle Cry | The Atlantic: Franklin Foer writes about the Republican Party.
- Dr. Thomas Insel On Why The U.S Mental Health System Has Failed And What Can Be Done | NPR: Dr. Thomas Insel speaks on his research into solving the mental health crisis.
- How To Make Time For Family Dinners, And When To Just Take A Break | Huffpost: Laura Vanderkam proposes logging how you spend your hours in one week.
- After temporary cease-fires break down, Putin threatens Ukraine’s government | The Washington Post: Shane Harris reports that the main threat to the capital appears to be the massive Russian convoy, about 20 miles from the city.
Books Connect Us
With their imaginative, impactful pieces of literature, our speakers provide incredibly valuable perspectives to be read by all.
- Here are the finalists for this year’s $50,000 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. | Literary Hub: Lauren Groff is one of the finalists for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize.
- Sabaa Tahir’s New Y.A. Novel Poignantly Explores the Meaning of Home | The New York Times: ALL MY RAGE is Sabaa Tahir’s first book of contemporary Y.A. fiction, following her Y.A. fantasy series.
- Unmasking Lincoln’s assassin | Boston Globe: Karen Joy Fowler’s new novel is a riveting novel about the family of one of American history’s most famous villains.
- In Hernan Diaz’s New Novel, Money Changes Everything | Publishers’ Weekly: Hernan Diaz speaks about his latest novel.
- 19 Fantastic Books That You Must Read For Women’s History Month | Buzzfeed: Buzzfeed recommends Sigrid Nunez’s THE FRIEND for Women’s History Month.