The Chicago Sessions

On 06/17/2012, in Finance & Economics, Philosophy, Politics & Law, by thomas

Widely known philosopher and University of Chicago Law School professor Martha Nussbaum explores the ethical implications of the financial crisis during three sessions with a group of ten law and philosophy students.

PAGE ONE Inside the New York Times

On 02/26/2012, in Media, by thomas

Page One: Inside the New York Times is an American documentary film by Andrew Rossi, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media jointly acquired the U.S. distribution rights and released the film theatrically in Summer 2011. Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril […]

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The Real Dirt on Farmer John

On 09/04/2011, in Ecology, Energy & Environment, by thomas

For close to a century, a great American epic has been played out in the tiny town of Caledonia, Illinois, about 75 miles west of Chicago. THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN tells the story of one man, his farm and his family—a story that parallels the history of American farming. But Farmer John is […]