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Here to Help: Books About Afghanistan

The situation in Afghanistan is complex and there have been many years of conflict leading up to this terrible time. Understanding—even a little bit—what the Afghan people have gone through may help us to figure out how to help. And that could be especially useful as Afghan families and individuals may be coming to Pittsburgh to find new lives and homes. These titles are intended to provide background knowledge and information.
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Depolarizing From Within

Politics is tough. It always has been. American politics is competitive, thrilling, frustrating – and infuriating. The stakes are high. Issues are important. Outcomes matter. This is why we care, and should care, about our politics. The following titles are a mixture of liberal and conservative views, with the aim of providing a balance of contextual information to address the challenges of political polarization.