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Bringing to Light: A Cancer Treatment Cover Up, Arab Art, Modern Feminism

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Mazen Kerbaj (b. 1975 Beirut, Lebanon; lives in Beirut, Lebanon), Beyrouth, juillet-août 2006 [Beirut, July-August 2006], 2006. Selection of forty works. Mazen Kerbaj (b. 1975 Beirut, Lebanon; lives in Beirut, Lebanon), Beyrouth, juillet-août 2006 [Beirut, July-August 2006], 2006. Selection of forty works. (Mazen Kerbaj/The New Museum)

We’ll get the story of a science writer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, who exposed a cover-up involving a potentially promising experimental cancer therapy. Garret Keizer tells us about his return to the same rural Vermont high school where he taught 14 years ago...and looks at the obstacles and challenges teachers face every day. Massimiliano Gioni, of the New Museum, talks about “Here and Elsewhere,” the first museum-wide exhibition in New York City featuring contemporary art from and about the Arab world. Plus, we’ll discuss the origins—and future—of the American women’s movement, from Suffragettes to “leaning in.”

 

Why a Potential New Cancer Treatment Was Covered Up

What led a science writer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to expose a cover-up involving a potentially promising experimental cancer therapy.  

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Sticking Up For Teachers

A former teacher returns to the classroom and offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation.

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The New Museum Showcases Art from the Arab World

The first museum-wide exhibition in New York City to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world.

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When Leaning In Means Falling Short

Three women argue that the contemporary “lean-in,” trickle-down feminist philosophy is depoliticizing politics, labor issues, and economics.

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