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Character  &  Context

When Juliet muses that “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” she’s refusing to allow a name and its baggage to overrule her better judgment. What could be more romantic than refusing...

Conferences

A woman smiles confidently as she responds to an interview question

Picture this. You’re sitting in a job interview talking to someone who will help determine whether or not...

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Conferences

A woman looks across a telescope in front of a glass building

It may come as no surprise that political polarization is on the rise; liberals are becoming more liberal,...

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Silhouette of a couple standing back to back with arms crossed

Economic inequality runs rampant in the United States and, if anything, is getting worse with time. Not only...

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Conferences

Two old men great each other...on a chess board.

In navigating the world, we need to determine who are our friends and foes, and who can we...

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