massequality http://wamc.org en Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/will-we-ever-learn-struggle-equality-one-group-time-part-3 <p>It can be said a confluence of challenges has led to a fraying of the social contract, as Americans seem to be losing faith in the ability of our systems of government to deal with even the most tractable problems.</p><p>However, history teaches that if the challenges we face today are to be resolved, we must find ways to reach consensus on the underlying causes of the problems and develop responses to them grounded in the best available information and in mutual trust and collaboration. This morning we welcome two distinguished guests who have been doing just that.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:04:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52390 at http://wamc.org Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time - Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/will-we-ever-learn-struggle-equality-one-group-time-part-2 <p>This is part two of our project -“<a href="http://wamc.org/will-we-ever-learn-struggle-equality-one-group-time">Will We Ever Learn: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time</a>.”</p><p>Partial support for this project comes from <a href="http://www.masshumanities.org/">Mass Humanities</a>, State-Based Affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Mass Humanities grant is part of their initiative - Crisis, Community, and Civic Culture.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52300 at http://wamc.org Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time - Part 1 http://wamc.org/post/will-we-ever-learn-struggle-equality-one-group-time-part-1 <p></p><p>This is part one of our grant project “<a href="http://wamc.org/will-we-ever-learn-struggle-equality-one-group-time">Will We Ever Learn?: The Struggle for Equality One Group at a Time</a>.”</p><p>Partial support for this project comes from <a href="http://www.masshumanities.org/">Mass Humanities</a>, State-Based Affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Mass Humanities grant is part of their initiative - Crisis, Community, and Civic Culture.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:04:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52158 at http://wamc.org MA Group Lauds Obama for Same-Sex Marriage Stance http://wamc.org/post/ma-group-lauds-obama-same-sex-marriage-stance <p>The group MassEquality is applauding President Barack Obama&#39;s declaration that he supports same-sex marriage.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><div><p>After refusing to take a clear stand for months, Obama made the announcement in an interview with ABC News at the White House on Wednesday.</p><p>Polling suggests the nation is evenly divided on the issue</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 12:14:20 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 38682 at http://wamc.org MA Group Lauds Obama for Same-Sex Marriage Stance