Workers without college degrees have suffered most from recent decades of neoliberal fetishization with globalization, unregulated open markets, and corporate-friendly free trade.
Terror, stasis, glints of hope.
Ghosts of evils that came before,
plague and depression, civil war,
take on new life. So here we are.
From the Venus of Willendorf in 25,000 BC to Nicki Minaj in 2017 AD, how have women’s bodies been depicted in art and popular culture? Anna Ginsburg and her team of animators, ask how has the ideal of feminine beauty changed through history?
Historian Lawrence Britt studied the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia), and Pinochet (Chile) and found they had 14 elements in common. He calls these … Continue reading →
. This Land Is Your Land Words and Music by Woody Guthrie This land is your land This land is my land From California to the New York island; From … Continue reading →
“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl who becomes another child in a forced marriage. One female chief is tirelessly working to stop it.
in order to rule the sidewalks
and men’s hearts —
to beat out all those other dames
In fifty numbered verses—many with the diamond-like compression of Emily Dickinson—Stevens Kane explores how the daily reality of the body suddenly can become extraordinary, paranormal—and how the science of events—such as gravity—can give way to the spiritual…
You could always try again in 2024 — as long your parole board agrees.
What a relief to sit by the waterfall
and let my mind go like this, each thought
a bubble rising from the bottom of a pond
On the cargo floor of a battered Chevy van,
an old man is working. Lopez Shoe Repair.
Oxfords, monk-straps, derbies, pointed boots & loafers.
Seven days a week.
Before he fought in the galactic battles of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Adam Driver was a United States Marine with 1/1 Weapons Company. He tells the story of how and why he became a Marine, the complex transition from soldier to civilian — and Arts in the Armed Forces, his nonprofit that brings theater to the military. Followed by a spirited performance of Marco Ramirez’s “I am not Batman” by Jesse J. Perez and Matt Johnson.
Sharon Austin: A record number of women will serve in the 117th Congress, including at least 51 women of color
Women will be at least 27% of the House and 24% of the Senate. Women make up 50.52% of the U.S. population.