Books; Reviews, Tours, and Excerpts
Books offer opportunities to travel the world[s]. Turn the pages and you have turned a key. Read and you will reflect, realize, relate, gravitate and elevate ideas. Boundaries are non-existent. Open a book and you have opened yourself to the great beyond.
EmpathyEducates hopes to expand horizons and minds. We think that the books referenced on these pages will broaden our perspectives, better our practices, and heighten awareness. We invite you to peruse the reviews, dive deeply into the excepts, meet Authors on tour, and share your views.
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- Join the Conversations.
The following is an excerpt Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice, by Les Leopold (Chelsea Green, 2015). The United States is among the richest countries in all of [...]
The following is a Truthout interview with Kristian Williams, Author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America. MARK KARLIN:Your book, Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in [...]
Darren was kneeling, but he was not praying. Baptized Catholic and brought up in the church, Darren had turned to his faith to get him through the early years of [...]
Academically overbearing parents are doing great harm. So says Bill Deresiewicz in his groundbreaking 2014 manifesto Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. “[For students] haunted [...]
Lani Guinier on our Ivy League Meritocracy Lie: “You don’t want only those people who do well on the SAT”
If you were a fan of the HBO series “The Wire,” you likely remember the scene in the fourth season focused on Baltimore public schools where the term “juking the stats” [...]
If you want a good education, you need to have good teachers. It seems ridiculous to have to say as much, but such is the state that matters have reached, both in academia and [...]