What is power? How does it work?

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Oakland, CA - Occupy City Hall

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Image

Overview

This photograph was taken by Bay Area photojournalist Mathew Sumner in November, 2011. In it, protesters meditate on the plaza outside Oakland City Hall while police in riot gear stand…

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The History Teacher

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Reading

Overview

In his 2002 book, Sailing Alone around the Room, renowned modern poet Billy Collins presents us with a poem that examines our reliance on leaders for protection as well as for…

Title

Community Members - Teaching, Learning, and Power

Summary

Overall, the discussion went really well. Every person in the group participated at some point and many participants stayed afterwards to continue conversations with their fellow participants. The objects that…