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Occupy: Noam Chomsky’s Guide to The History and Practice of Protest
Occupy: Noam Chomsky’s Guide to The History and Practice of Protest

How to protest intelligently without risking your freedom, or what flower petals have to do with PVC.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Testifies Before Senate on the Spirit of Exploration
Neil deGrasse Tyson Testifies Before Senate on the Spirit of Exploration

On the heroism of curiosity, or what The Little Prince can teach us about longing for infinity.

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Elevator Groupthink: An Ingenious 1962 Psychology Experiment in Conformity
Elevator Groupthink: An Ingenious 1962 Psychology Experiment in Conformity

What vintage Candid Camera can teach us about the cultural role of the global Occupy movement.

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Dear Art World: William Powhida’s Critique of Everything That’s Wrong with Contemporary Culture
Dear Art World: William Powhida’s Critique of Everything That’s Wrong with Contemporary Culture

From Facebook to plutarchy, or what Mr. Softee has to do with the war on terror the 99 percent.

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Free Ride: Digital Parasites and the Fight for the Business of Culture
Free Ride: Digital Parasites and the Fight for the Business of Culture

What the French ideology from 1791 has to do with creative meritocracy and the future of information.

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Introducing The Curator’s Code: A Standard for Honoring Attribution of Discovery Across the Web
Introducing The Curator’s Code: A Standard for Honoring Attribution of Discovery Across the Web

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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: Adam Curtis on How Technology Limits Us
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace: Adam Curtis on How Technology Limits Us

What Ayn Rand has to do with the Occupy movement.

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Occupy Scales of Wealth: Income Inequality Visualized as NYC Map
Occupy Scales of Wealth: Income Inequality Visualized as NYC Map

From Red Hook to Prince Edward Island by way of the 99 percent.

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Gay in America: A Photographic Tapestry of Faceted Humanity
Gay in America: A Photographic Tapestry of Faceted Humanity

A cultural leap forward, or what Alaskan fishermen, Oregonian fathers, and NYC artists have in common.

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From Philosophy to Art, 10 Essential Books on Protest
From Philosophy to Art, 10 Essential Books on Protest

What Billie Holiday has to do with Burma, growing your own marijuana, and the American Revolution.

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