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We Are Entering an Enlightened Age That Sees All Animals as Individuals, Each With a Unique Personality

The following excerpt is from Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes: The Science of Animal Perspectives by John A. Shivik (Beacon Press, 2017). Reprinted with permission from Beacon Press.

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Passing for Working Class Is Manipulative - and a Favorite Tactic of Duck Dynasty and Trump

The following is an excerpt from the essay “Class Acts: Ways to be Something You’re Not” by Clarence Page, from the new book We Wear the Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America edited by Brando Skyhorse and Lisa Page (Beacon Press, October 2017), available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound:

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Conflating School Choice with Democracy and Parent Empowerment Is a Scam

The following is an excerpt from the new book These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can't Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools by Deborah Meier and Emily Gasoi (Beacon Press, 2017), available for purchase on Amazon:

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Grit Isn't Enough to Help Students Overcome Poverty - And It's Time To Stop Pretending That It Is

The following is an excerpt from the new book When Grit Isn't Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise by Linda S. Nathan (Beacon Press, October 2017), available for purchase on Amazon and Indiebound:

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Meet the Woman Who Decided to Take on Darwin's Sexist Scientific Theories

Excerpted from Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong—and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini (Beacon Press, 2017). Reprinted with permission from Beacon Press.

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The Radical Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks, the First Black Author to Win a Pulitzer Prize

The following is an excerpt from the new book A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks by Angela Jackson (Beacon Press, May 2017):

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Animals Raised for Food Have Deep Cognitive and Emotional Lives - So Why Do We Treat Them With Such Cruelty?

The following excerpt is from The Animals’ Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age by Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce ( Beacon Press, 2017). Reprinted with Permission from Beacon Press.

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Why Do Many People Think They've Never Met a Transgender Person?

The following is an excerpt from the new book "You're in the Wrong Bathroom!": And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People by Laura Erickson-Schroth, MD, and Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R (on sale May 30, 2017). Reprinted with permission from Beacon Press:

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Rev. William Barber: The Politics of White Southern Republicans Are Way More Twisted Than Blue Staters Generally Comprehend

The following is an excerpt from The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by the Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (Beacon Press, 2016). Reprinted with permission from Beacon Press.

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