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Water walkers
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Since 2003, Grandma Josephine Mandamin led fellow Anishinaabe women on sacred “water walks” around Great Lakes. Fellow water walker, Siobhan Marks, tells her story.More

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The Schlitz Bottling Floor, c. 1666.
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Milwaukee has a reputation as America's "Brew City." But why? Historian Ben Barbera lays out the economic forces and acts of God that built the houses of Miller, Pabst and Schlitz.More

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The Len-Der, our boat for the Milwaukee River
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Milwaukee historian John Gurda takes us on a boat ride down the Milwaukee River as we learn how the city nearly lost its river, and what Milwaukee is now doing to preserve it.More

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Teens on stage
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Around the country, teen poets are writing and joining in a community of spoken-word artists, with plenty of competitions and arts organizations drawing young people into the world of poetry.More

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“Refugees didn’t live in town. The overwhelming majority were stuck in a camp with layers of razor-wire-topped fences that evoked comparisons to Guantánamo from some of its residents. Meant for 600, its population had, during my late-October visit, swelle
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Molly Crabapple's art — her drawings, paintings and posters — have ignited various political causes, from the Occupy Movement to protests against the treatment of prisoners in Guantanamo. She tells Anne how art can be a political tool.More

Historical photo of the St. Louis Arch
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Edward McPherson on The Legacy of the St. Louis Arch.More

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Vera Sung, Jill Sung, and Thomas Sung from ABACUS.
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Only one bank faced criminal charges in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Somewhat surprisingly, it was a small, family-owned bank run by Chinese immigrants. Documentary filmmaker Steve James tells the story in his new film "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," now nominated for an Academy Award.More

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Anne Strainchamps and Lisa Diamond
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Psychologist Lisa Diamond offers a radical new understanding of sexual orientation, arguing that it’s much more fluid than previously believed.More

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Love in 36 Questions
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Can you fall in love with anyone?  Maybe, if you ask the right questions.More

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earth from space
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We’re starting to see a new kind of fiction: climate fiction. Lidia Yuknavitch’s “The Book of Joan” is one of the most stunning examples. It’s the story of a near-future where Earth is decimated and the last few survivors are stranded in space.More

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