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Courtney E. Martin

Oakland
Friday Columnist, On Being

author of The New Better Off, Friday columnist @onbeing, co-founder of @soljourno, @TEDPrize strategist, momma, electric slider, lover, fighter

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Courtney is a weekly columnist for On Being, a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation, podcast, and Webby Award-winning website. She is currently working on a book titled The New Better Off, exploring how people are redefining the American dream (think more fulfillment, community, and fu...

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@courtwrites — 14,217 followers, 14,379 tweets

RT @KatieDrasser: We’re excited to add new voices to the #globaldev agenda. Join us in welcoming the 2018 #AspenNewVoices fellows!… https://t.co/epzFmnfiLZ
Questions my 4-year-old asked over dinner: how do you make a bathroom? How do you make glass? Plastic? Why does metal make loud noises when it bangs?
At the point in the writing process when everything seems too big and dumb and disconnected. That’s a good thing, right? Right?!
'True integration, true equality, requires a surrendering of advantage, & when it comes to our own children, that can feel almost unnatural.’ @nhannahjones  https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/magazine/choosing-a-school-for-my-daughter-in-a-segregated-city.html 
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