Revolution en Modern Encyclopedias <p>You may not know it, but that encyclopedia set you grew up with has a radical history.&nbsp; Published in France in the 1700’s, the original Encyclopédie included 28 volumes with entries written by Voltaire and Rousseau. Its goal was rather lofty: gather the world’s knowledge into one collection and to change how people think; historians link its publication to the French revolution. Since then, there have been several versions of the original from the pedestrian <a href="" target="_blank">Britannica </a>to crowd-sourced <a href="" target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>.&nbsp; And now we have, an open-sourced web site open to any art and activist group who seeks a better vision of society. NYU professor and co-founder of <a href="" target="_blank"></a>, <strong>Stephen Duncombe</strong> joins us to discuss the site.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:22:08 +0000 Virginia Prescott 25353 at Modern Encyclopedias Syrian Activists Live Stream Their Revolution Syrian troops have fired rockets and mortars at neighborhoods in the city of Homs that have most fiercely resisted the government throughout the uprising.<p>Mainstream journalists are barred from entering Homs, so a team of activists decided to <a href="">record the offensive</a> themselves. The activists positioned their cameras atop buildings in the city. Each morning the view is blue sky, a minaret, a sea of rooftops. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 1896 at Syrian Activists Live Stream Their Revolution 10 Tea Parties You Haven't Heard About <p>Joseph Cummings is the author of 10 Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests that History Forgot</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 17:23:31 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1275 at 10 Tea Parties You Haven't Heard About