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LA Hump Day Links: July 24, 2013

June has come and gone (summer reading has caught up with us, and we can only hope it has with you, too). But this month, one story in particular has floated to the surface that affects our common state of … Continue reading

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LA Hump Day Links: March 28, 2012

Just in time for deadline, we present: the Liberal Artist Hump Day Links. Enjoy. “Are Privatized Public Libraries so Bad?” by Amanda Erickson in The Atlantic Cities. Around the country, libraries are cutting hours or closing branches. Is privatization the answer … Continue reading

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History And The Liberal Arts: No Easy Answers For Difficult Questions

Looking back on my 17-plus years of formal education, I’d have to say my instruction in history — U.S., international, and otherwise — has probably been woefully inadequate. Sure, I had a great social studies teacher in middle school who … Continue reading

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