The Invisible Heroes of World War 2

The secret heroes of World War 2 were sworn to a life-long vow of silence that all but wrote them out of history. They were young women covertly recruited and trained as code breakers whose work saved many thousands of lives and helped turn the course of the war.

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Ira WoodComment
The Wet, Wild History of a Town and its Oysters

18,000 visitors descended on Wellfleet’s tiny village downtown for its annual Oysterfest this year. The town’s most entertaining historian tells us why the annual event is a lot more than an excuse for ecstatic beer drinkers from around the world to cheer on people opening mollusk shells.

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The Open University of Wellfleet

While school was once thought of as age-based, people are now encouraged to learn throughout their lifetimes and no other institution on Cape Cod brings together such an array of serious continuing students and accomplished professors.

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The Unique Power of Being Human

In today’s world, being dehumanized, and replaced by artificially intelligent machines, is a very real threat. But it can be checked, and even reversed, if we identify and integrate those uniquely human traits that no machine can duplicate.

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How to Make a Democratic Economy

Can you imagine a democratic economy: one that builds prosperity for the many, not just the few? Probably not, but it already exists in businesses across the country…almost invisibly. And until we see what’s possible, we can never envision an alternate future.

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