For a break from the madness and slime, here’s ever-cool Patti Smith joining the fabulous Choir! Choir! Choir! who transform crowds of strangers into a joyful, impromptu, powerful community in the name of “leveraging music as a global language.”
Government documents detail 8,488 cases of solitary confinement. In half the cases, solitary lasted longer than 15 days — the point at which some of its psychological harms may become irreversible and it can amount to torture.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled. It’s a famous story, though perhaps not famous enough. The 1939 voyage … Continue reading →
Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t seen or heard the chilling videos in which U.S. border officials shamelessly … Continue reading →
. CRACKING 100 Near the border, preschoolers worry about butterflies. How can they fly over the wall? Fifty feet tall, thick steel plates would sear delicate wings. And, lizards, Miss, … Continue reading →
Over the past weeks, we have seen horrific pictures of children separated from their parents and detained in tents and holding pens. Politicians justify this by claiming that they are enforcing … Continue reading →