Joyce Carol Oates

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Understanding the Roots of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

What is the actual history behind the conflict in Ukraine, and what has been the role of America and the West in fostering it?

The White House honors famous farmer

One of my heroes, Wendell Berry, was awarded the National Humanities Medal yesterday at the White House by President Obama. Berry, 76, is a farmer and activist from Kentucky who has written more than 40 books. He just spent a long weekend  at a sit-in at the Kentucky state capitol with a group called "Kentucky Rising" [...]

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