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“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
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Diverse Perspectives (Nieman)

December 17, 2016 – 3:18 pm

“Diverse perspectives go far beyond race and ethnicity: It also means actively cultivating a newsroom whose journalists represent a broad cross section of America. We need more journalists who understand our military, more people who …

When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

October 27, 2016 – 3:44 pm

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
 
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.

2016 MacArthur Fellows Announced

September 22, 2016 – 2:12 pm

The breadth of the work being done by the 2016 Fellows is inspirational. An amazing cross-section of fields and ideas. Fascinating to follow.
-James Ferrari
Read more about the MacArthur Fellows here.

Unchecked Electoral Coverage

September 15, 2016 – 11:54 am

Malpractice journalism, or Infotainment as a better description, is hurting our political system and skewing the facts. The scales on which we weigh the comments and platforms of our candidates are imbalanced. He is rewarded …

Synergos Senior Fellows: Increasing impact through collaboration

June 24, 2016 – 12:29 pm

The Synergos Senior Fellows are a network of more than 150 accomplished civil society leaders from 50 countries working to address complex problems of poverty. Synergos helps the Fellows multiply their impact through peer learning and training on the Synergos approach to collaboration.

Daniel Berrigan, Pacifist Activist Priest, Dies at 94

May 4, 2016 – 1:45 pm

(by Daniel Lewis via the NYT)
“The United States was tearing itself apart over civil rights and the war in Southeast Asia when Father Berrigan emerged in the 1960s as an intellectual star of the Roman …