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  • An Ex-Liberal on How Hispanics Can Succeed Just Like Other Immigrant Groups

    Former Congressman Herman Badillo spent most of his career as a liberal Democrat. However, he has come to believe that the path to success for Hispanic Americans lies not through legislation, but self-reliance. Herman Badillo will join us this hour to discuss his ideas and new book “One Nation, One Standard: An Ex-Liberal on How […]

  • The Synthetic Wilderness of Childhood

    What happens when 28,800 plastic animals spill from a freighter in the North Pacific? Donovan Hohn writes about a 1992 spill, the incredible voyage of these bath toys, and the implications they caused him to consider in his article “MOBY-DUCK Or, The Synthetic Wilderness of Childhood” which appears in the January issue of HARPER’S Magazine. […]