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Amor Mundi 9/6/15

In this week's Amor Mundi, we use the recently Ashley Madison hack to reflect on privacy, advocate for the rights of adjunct faculty, and much more!

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Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:01 pm

Amor Mundi 10/26/14

In this week's Amor Mundi, we examine the portrait of Edward Snowden director Laura Poitras paints in her new film "Citizenfour," dig deep into the criticism revolving around the NY Metropolitan Opera's production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," meditate on why the Hong Kong protesters will not give up their fight for democracy, and much more.

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Posted on 27 October 2014 | 11:30 am

We Create the Conditions that Condition Us

This “Quote” of the week originally ran on May 28, 2012 “The human condition comprehends more than the condition under which life has been given to man. Men are conditioned beings because everything they come in contact with turns immediately into a condition of their existence.  The world in which the vita activa spends itself consists of…Read more We Create the Conditions that Condition Us

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Posted on 5 August 2013 | 10:22 am

Margarethe von Trotta on Hannah Arendt

Germany’s Deutschlandfunk Radio program recently broadcast an interview with Margarethe von Trotta about her new film “Hannah Arendt.” The film is now set to be released on May 29 in the U.S. by Zeitgeist Films. The Hannah Arendt Center will be hosting an opening night screening at the Film Forum in NYC. More information to…Read more Margarethe von Trotta on Hannah Arendt

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Posted on 24 January 2013 | 10:09 am

The House We All Live in

This past weekend I took the time to watch Eugene Jarecki’s new documentary film The House I Live In, which calls passionately and insistently for the U.S. to end its decades-long War on Drugs. Jarecki’s previous documentary work includes The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002) and Why We Fight (2006), and he is known for…Read more The House We All Live in

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Posted on 22 January 2013 | 12:33 pm