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Two Lessons I Learned about the Transfer of Power while Living in Africa

Alma Gottlieb , January 12th, 2021


1. The moment that any transfer of power occurs from one individual or regime to another is fraught—ritually, sociologically, emotionally. Why? This is a liminal period–“betwix…


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The Blueberry Wars

Alma Gottlieb , August 1st, 2019


In elementary school, the first “robin red-breast” of spring signaled warmer days, colorful flowers, and a promise that the school year wouldn’t last forever. I considered robins m…


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