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Do you think that the relationship of the civil rights movement to presidents Kennedy and Johnson or the labor movement to Roosevelt holds lessons for today. Explain. For extra credit, read a book on either or both of these movements and explore its lessons, like Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward's Poor People's Movements, Taylor Branch's Parting the Waters and Pillar of Fire, or Doug McAfdam's Freedom Summer.
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Would you consider yourself cynical in personal life—consistently questioning the sincerity and goodness of people’s motives and actions? What about in political life? Why do think some people withdraw entirely from public life, or don't even vote, while others continue slogging away in working for change?
While NPR caved in topolitical pressure and a vigorous campaign by the Fraternal Order of Policeto silence Abu-Jamal, Pacifica took a strong first amendment stand againstcensorship by broadcasting the views and experiences of a man living ondeath row.
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What’s the lesson of the Mitsubishi executive and Rainforest Action Network leader Randy Hayes ’s encounter in the hot tub? How would their conversation have differed if Rainforest Action Network had never launched their campaign? Have you ever bonded with someone after raising some difficult truth and forcing them to change their actions?
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I have traveled the length and breadth of Alabama, Mississippi and all the othersouthernstates. On sweltering summer days and crisp autumn mornings I have looked at the South'sbeautifulchurches with their lofty spires pointing heavenward. I have beheld the impressiveoutlines of hermassive religious education buildings. Over and over I have found myself asking: "Whatkind of peopleworship here? Who is their God? Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnettdrippedwith words of interposition and nullification? Where were they when Governor Wallace gavea clarioncall for defiance and hatred? Where were their voices of support when bruised and wearyNegro menand women decided to rise from the dark dungeons of complacency to the bright hills ofcreativeprotest?"
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Have you ever asked forgiveness of someone you’ve wounded—beyond the quick apologies that all of us make routinely? What the process like for you, and what was the result? You might also want to read about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which institutionalized this process on a national scale.
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What is Ken Kesey saying about the hidden trade-offs in how we allocate our common resources? Do you agree? Do you think the Goldman Sachs bonuses and cuts at public university systems like CUNY are indeed connected. If so, should the Goldman Sachs partners keep less of their earnings so the CUNY system can get more financial support?
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How does the journey of former Klansman C.P. Ellis relate to our earlier discussion of the politics of story? What was it in his story and those he encountered that helped him change?