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The 1437 Battle of Tangier, sometimes referred to as the Sie...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
The 1437 Battle of Tangier, sometimes referred to as the Siege of Tangiers, refers to the attempt by a Portuguese expeditionary force to seize the Moroccan citadel of Tangier, and their subsequent defeat by the armies of the Marinid sultanate of Morocco.
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The Pros And Cons Of Illinois' Proposed Tax-Credit Scholarships

WBEZ - 25 Aug 2017
In this April 3, 2013 photo, children leave Dvorak Technology Academy in Chicago at the end of classes. Illinois' legislative leaders reached a tentative deal Thursday on how to fund schools in Illinois. More content below this sponsor message. The ...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates — Imagining a New America

WBEZ - 16 Nov 2017
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a poetic journalist and a defining voice of our times. He's with us in a conversation that is joyful and hard and kind, soaring and down-to-earth all at once. He spoke with Krista as part of the 2017 Chicago Humanities Festival ...
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Episode 864 - Lawrence O'Donnell

WBEZ - 16 Nov 2017
Lawrence O'Donnell is on MSNBC every weeknight talking about the chaos and tumult of uncertain times. He's no stranger to historic national turbulence, as he came of age in the Vietnam Era and received his draft notice shortly before the U.S ...
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[Unedited] Greg Boyle with Krista Tippett

WBEZ - 12 Aug 2017
Greg Boyle is a Jesuit priest and founder / executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California. His memoir is "Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion." This interview is edited and produced with music and other ...
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The Nazi-Busting Woman Erased by History

WBEZ - 17 Nov 2017
Elizebeth Smith got her start poring over Shakespearean verse for secret messages that were not there. But she soon used those skills to break codes used by America's enemies in both world wars. The FBI took credit for her decryptions of Nazi messages ...
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People Power Beats the Courts

WBEZ - 16 Nov 2017
How can savvy activism topple decades of legal precedent? The ACLU's David Cole tells us about three issues in which like-minded citizens advanced their agenda: marriage equality, gun ownership, and checking George W. Bush's war on terror. Cole's book ...
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Putting the Con in Economics

WBEZ - 15 Nov 2017
President Trump's top economics adviser is Kevin Hassett, a guy who has made some very bad calls—most notably, his assertion that the Bush tax cuts would make the U.S. economy recession-proof. New Yorker writer Adam Davidson takes us to economics ...
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Why Bush 41 Was the Anti-Trump

WBEZ - 10 Nov 2017
As the Soviet Union crumbled, George H.W. Bush's strategy was simple: say nothing. Historian Jeffrey Engel tells us about Bush's plain oratory and his relationship with the USSR's last leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. Engel says Bush Sr. and Trump scarcely ...
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Lebanese PM's Party Backs Saudi Arabia

WBEZ - 12 Nov 2017
The party of Saad al-Hariri has denounced attacks against Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the Future Movement political party also condemned Iranian intervention in Arab countries. There are reports that the Saudis forced Saad al-Hariri to resign and may ...
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North African diversities: Kabylia inheritances, Algerian wounds

Open Democracy - 27 May 2016
Quite by luck, it was the feast of Ashura, the tenth day of the first month of 1437 in the Muslim calendar, marked by Shi'a and Sunni Muslims alike. In Kabylia, where the influence of the (Shi'a) Fatimid dynasty, which ruled north-east Africa from the ...

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