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LOOSE TALK AC-TIV-ISM NOUN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Dec2021, Vol. 252 Issue 12, p6-6, 2/3p

Abstract:The article focuses on the meaning and usage of the term activism in light of the vision of activism as a career path and personal brand depicted in the CBS game show "The Activist." The term was derived from German words and started appearing in newsp...

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EQ·UI·TY: NOUN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Nov2021, Vol. 252 Issue 11, p6-6, 5/8p

Abstract:The article discusses equity and its meaning or definition as the equal right and chance to live in peace irregardless of race, class, religion and gender identity. Topic sinclude the cartoons depicting various forms of equity and fairness, and the com...

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IN-CLU-SION: NOUN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Oct2021, Vol. 252 Issue 10, p6-6, 2/3p

Abstract:The article discusses the meaning of inclusion in education. Topics include the efforts by schools in the U.S. to integrate inclusion programs like the move by Harvard to establish its Office for Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging, how inclusion promote...

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RE-O-PEN-ING.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Sep2021, Vol. 252 Issue 9, p8-8, 1/2p

Abstract:The article discusses the term "reopening" to examine the move by governments in the U.S. to re-start their economy following lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also cited are the June 2020 announcement of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer of a r...

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AL·LY NOUN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Jul/Aug2021, Vol. 252 Issue 7/8, p6-6, 4/7p

Abstract:The article discusses the term "ally," which is defined by the "Oxford English Dictionary" as someone supporting the rights of marginalized groups without becoming a member. Topics include how "allyship" is both a personal choice and a character trait,...

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America's Other Half: Slum Journalism and the War of 1898

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Transnational American Studies, Vol 1, Iss 1 (2009)

Abstract:This article treats the links between the 1890s literature of urban reform in the United States, which focused on the downtown "other half" of New York, and the war literature of 1898, when American troops intervened in Cuba's war of independence. The ...

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SO-CIAL JUS-TICE: NOUN.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Jun2021, Vol. 252 Issue 6, p9-9, 1/2p

Abstract:The article considers the opposition of the right to the notion of social justice in the U.S. Topics discussed include the use of the term in public statements about racism and diversity released by such brands as Mountain Dew, Disney and Pizza Hut in ...

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SCI-ENCE.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; May2021, Vol. 252 Issue 5, p7-7, 1/2p

Abstract:The article discusses the word "science" and its meaning. Topics include the comment of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about science, the rebuke by "March for Science" protesters of the U.S. presidency that denied climate change, the appreciation b...

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FIL·I·BUS·TER.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Apr2021, Vol. 252 Issue 4, p11-11, 1/2p

Abstract:The article discusses the meaning of the word "filibuster" which refers to a politician who obstructs a legislature's decision making.

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PA-TRI-OT.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Republic; Mar2021, Vol. 252 Issue 3, p5-5, 1/3p

Abstract:The article discusses the confusion over what it means to be an American patriot as demonstrated in an advertising campaign released by the Republican Party a few weeks before Georgia's Senate runoffs in January 2021, featuring Texas Representative Dan...

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