Boarding school, a peculiarly British form of abuse, has devastating impacts not only on the boarders, but on those they grow up to dominate.
Directed by Shelly Lauman, “Birdie” is a drama about a woman walking alone in a train station who finds herself part of a sinister game after returning the smallest of gestures to a young man.
The next morning I rode my bicycle to Wolf Corner where coyotes and dogs were
Hung on a wooden rack to discourage coyotes
For Willem, age 3 . We are lost. . Holding you tight, the drunks pawing me . as I weave through the stalls sticky with beer and urine . looking … Continue reading →
Essex, Vermont This is where Jesus dumped Immaculee before wandering off to tend another flock of clouds, down in the psych ward, clutching her bible and scattered papers, preaching to … Continue reading →
I’m lucky: autumn is flawless today, sidewalks freckled rust and red, and the sun gentle. I’ll take the back streets to … Continue reading →
. An American teenage girl visits her family in Jamaica and uncovers a secret that changes the way she sees the people she loves. This film explores the culture … Continue reading →
Jake Johnson: From Lack of Paid Maternity Leave to ‘Hell’ of Student Debt, North Korea Catalog of US Rights Violations Makes Convincing Case
US “can never camouflage its true identity as the gross violator of human rights,” Pyongyang says. Just as U.S. President Donald Trump was preparing to lambast North Korea as “a … Continue reading →
#MeToo First, for the record, let me tell you my story about another of those perversely creepy Hollywood predators, a sort of cut-rate Harvey Weinstein: the screenwriter and film director … Continue reading →
Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones has released a searing political ad putting names and faces to Roy Moore’s victims. . . There is seemingly no end to the horror … Continue reading →
As a self-identified feminist man who has survived abuse, I wonder how and if I should participate in the conversation. There was the man giving 16-year-old me a ride on … Continue reading →
— In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges speaks with author and former prostitute Rachel Moran about the violence and disempowerment inherent in prostitution. “People who depict … Continue reading →