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‘The Global Obama’ – Two St. Francis Scholars edit new collection of essays

St. Francis College scholars Dinesh Sharma and Uwe Gielen. Photo courtesy of St. Francis College A constantly changing landscape, both home and abroad, has made for a vexing two terms for President Barack Obama and has tested his leadership in ways no past president could imagine. Two St. Francis College scholars, Dinesh Sharma and UweContinue Reading “‘The Global Obama’ – Two St. Francis Scholars edit new collection of essays”

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New book explores ‘America’s Self-Help Culture’

As Jessica Lamb-Shapiro points out in this powerful blend of memoir and reportage, everyone is affected by self-help, an industry that generates a billion dollars a year by trading in the many aphorisms that we encounter every day in the media, on coffee mugs and t-shirts, and in conversation with family and friends. Raised by a childContinue Reading “New book explores ‘America’s Self-Help Culture’”