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What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab SpringTN

What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?

Five years ago, Egyptian security forces opened fire on a protest tent city in Cairo, killing at least 800. What led to that day was an extraordinarily tumultuous few years in Egypt: the Arab Spring, the coming to power of a Muslim Brotherhood president, a coup, and the emergence of a new soldier strongman. Nick Schifrin talks with “Into the Hands of the Soldiers” author David Kirkpatrick. Continue Reading What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?

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In A World Full Of Surveillance, This Artist Stares Back

When artist Trevor Paglen looks up at the night sky, there’s beauty and wonder, but also a planet completely transformed by humans into a “landscape of surveillance.” His new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Sites Unseen,” offers a new way to look at very familiar landscapes. Jeffrey Brown reports on Paglen’s latest obsession: how artificial intelligence is reshaping imagery. Continue Reading In A World Full Of Surveillance, This Artist Stares Back

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This Kindergarten Sneak Preview Helps Families Hit The Ground Running

For three weeks in the summer, children who are entering kindergarten in Portland, Oregon, get ready and get excited to start school. While it’s no substitute for pre-K, getting a preview helps ease the transition for kids, and offers parents a sense of connection. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports. Continue Reading This Kindergarten Sneak Preview Helps Families Hit The Ground Running

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