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Cori Bush

“I’m not willing to take off the hat of the activist to be in Congress. I think I’ve proven that you can do both. When we tell our...

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The Aftermath of 9/11

Last fall, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we turned to the work of photographer Joel Meyerowitz. In the aftermath of that fateful day...

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Lena Dunham

“People often say being an ambitious artist is being a dogged artist. I am not an ‘at any cost’ person; I care about the cost. I was prolific in my...

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Nick Offerman

“We’re all part of the same bag of molecules. If you care about anything—like your family, your community, or your ecosystem—then we should try...

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Stacey Abrams

“When people believe that more is possible, they are more likely to participate. And when they are aggrieved—when they know that someone is trying to...

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Questlove

“I want to note how important dreaming is. I absolutely grab people by the collar and insist, implore them: daydream more. Summer of Soul was the...

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Marina Abramović

“Performance art has this incredible power of realization of so many things. It is difficult to maintain because it is immaterial; it is time-based...

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Brittany Packnett Cunningham

“White supremacy is not a mystery. To act like we don’t know what it looks like when it rams the door of a federal building is not only...

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George Saunders

“The universe actually isn’t designed to protect you at all. It really isn’t. We’re getting an international reminder of that in spades...

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A Talk Easy Holiday Special

Today marks the fifth annual Talk Easy holiday special, and we’re partnering with Covenant House to celebrate.                             ...

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Jhumpa Lahiri

“Nothing is ours. Life is borrowed. We’re here for such a short time and we just pass through and borrow it all. We borrow the sky, we...

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Julie Delpy

The people in the Hollywood system want people that comply. There’s nothing more dangerous than freedom. They don’t want free people because they...

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Toyin Ojih Odutola

Toyin Ojih Odutola is one of our finest visual artists working today. Her art has been featured in the Whitney, MOMA, and the Smithsonian. She joins...

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