website 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 Flight of the Living Dead <p>Since 2006, <a href="">Colony Collapse Disorder </a>has drastically reduced honey bee populations across North America. In California, there’s another emerging threat to the hive that’s straight out of a B-horror film (see what we did there?), a parasite that’s turning honey bees into mindless automatons, or as they’re being called by some, “zom-bees."&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 14:20:25 +0000 Virginia Prescott 14063 at Flight of the Living Dead "Microaggressions" Exposed <p>A web site provides a place to post and read the insidious, small incidents of discrimination many of us encounter - and are guilty of - every day.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:44:43 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1572 at "Microaggressions" Exposed