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Sarah Smarsh, Ian Bassingthwaighte, Steven Tagle, Maceo J. Whitaker, Jennifer Acker, Olivia Wolfgang-Smith
December 19th, 2014 | 6:00am

This month’s recommendations from The Common’s contributors and staff deal with the intersection of old and new, ancient and...

December 18th, 2014 | 6:00am

Welcome readers and listeners! This is The Common Contributor Podcast from The Common magazine. Every other month, we invite our contributors to read and discuss each other’s work. This month, we discuss two essays from...

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December 12th, 2014 | 6:00am

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It’s Thanksgiving Day across the Atlantic in Massachusetts, where I live. There, among my American family and friends, it’s a quiet...

December 11th, 2014 | 6:00am


Richie Hofmann reads his poem, “The Harbor,” from Issue 07....

December 9th, 2014 | 6:00am

Sarah Smarsh has reported on social justice, the environment, culture, and class for ...

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December 8th, 2014 | 6:00am

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December 5th, 2014 | 6:00am

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In Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where I grew up, Rex Humbard was the first Pentecostal evangelist to have his own...

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December 4th, 2014 | 6:00am

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November 28th, 2014 | 6:00am

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This month, we’re pleased to offer seven new poems by several returning and new contributors.


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November 24th, 2014 | 6:00am

 

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To exist humanly, is to name the world, to change it. ~Paulo Freire

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