The Rise of the Cause-Architect

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Futurist Thomas Frey:  In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed into law the famous Emancipation Proclamation, a piece of legislation that gave freedom to all of the slaves. But true freedom was still a century away for those who lived in the black vs. white world leading up to the Civil Rights movement, an effort that began in earnest in the 1950s.

 

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Immigration – The New Generational Conflict

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Arizona lawmakers passed the toughest state anti-immigration act in the country.

Meaghan Patrick, a junior at New College of Florida, a tiny liberal arts college in Sarasota, says discussing immigration with her older relatives is like “hitting your head against a brick wall.”

Cathleen McCarthy, a senior at the University of Arizona, says immigration is the rare, radioactive topic that sparks arguments with her liberal mother and her grandmother.

 

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The Fate of China’s Useful Exotics

 The Fate of China’s Useful Exotics

 Twelve major minority groups in China

Disdained by the Chinese majority and harassed by the government, Beijing uses its ethnic minorities to portray itself as a seemingly tolerant and multi-ethnic nation. Now the identity of China’s minorities is threatened by modernization, commerce and pop culture. (Pics)

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