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Remember that 2008 NEW YORKER cover depicting Barack and Michelle Obama as Muslim terrorists? It rekindled the national debate about satire, racism, and fear, and the fire has not gone out. The ...
by T P K
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 11:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Now that "Hobby Lobby" has become a household word, which can be understood as meaning: "SCOTUS says an employing company's personhood includes the right for its religious views to determine ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 10:54 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
So I had a little insomnia tonight. Woke up at 2:10 AM EST. Visited the Kos, played a little Candy crush Saga, read the editorials in the New York Times and listened to some Mountain Stage. I saw ...
by murrayewv
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 04:38 AM PST with 11 Recommends
http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/11/05/history-channel-roots-remake/ In 1976, there was Alex Haley’s novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family. In 1977, there was Roots, the popular miniseries ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 06:55 AM PST with 10 Recommends
We have witnessed the birther attacks on President Obama and the lunacy of questioning family heritage in Massachusetts. I would like to talk of how it could apply to me if I was ever crazy enough ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 03:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
by keefknight
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 02:50 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
But that was then and this is the zen Now. And there is so damn much to be aware of in India's now. And it's not as though that that Now has acres and acres of empty in which to spread out into its ...
by undertoad
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM PST with 1 Recommend
So, i guess this is day 1 of the diary. Which, in itself, suggests that i have reverted to my Indian roots rather more than one would have thought. I mean, the fact is that i have been back, [after ...
by undertoad
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 12:45 AM PST with 2 Recommends
It's a promise, a mythology, a rite of passage -- The belief that " Abounding Opportunity lies just around the next bend ." Indeed, America was built on such beliefs ... even ...
by jamess
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 18 Recommends
South By Southwest has kicked off. Too many bands, too much music... Or is it just the posturing that seems overwhelming? At the quarter century mark, Austin, Texas' roots/alt/whatever music ...
by Lady Goodman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 06:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hi, Living Legends Music offers us this interview which is a retrospective of Maria Muldaur's career.
by hairylarry
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 04:57 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 17, 2010 at 06:02 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Roots camp is going to be a goulash of new media, organizing and data brain storming in Tampa this Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Roots Camp is getting together midterm campaign ...
by leafletd
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 01:09 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Joseph Hill sings 'Addis Ababa' ... in Addis ...
by VeganMilitia
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 08:17 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This past weekend Sarah Palin's gave a rousing speech at the "National Tea Party Convention". She energized several hundred, "yes hundred", attendees as she railed against big government, taxes and ...
by fedupinva
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 08:28 PM PST with 5 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/08/us/politics/08genealogy.html?em It might seem an obvious statement, to say Michelle Obama has grace, but let's say it anyway...and celebrate it, as we get to ...
by wewhodream
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Oct 10, 2009 at 05:31 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Is the government capable of running anything well? Yes, with the help and cooperation of it's people. The Certified Organic program in Pennsylvania is a perfect example of grass roots efforts along ...
by Food Vigilante
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Aug 29, 2009 at 06:59 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
A massive march on Washington for Health Care is one of the best ways to push back against the astroturf freaks.
by Hy
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 01:03 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Occasionally when I am discussing views on race, war, and the value of human life, I mention the television series Roots and Holocaust. Roots was aired in 1977 and Holocaust was aired in 1978. I ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 08:21 PM PST with 19 Recommends
So I'm watching Star Trek Voyager as I'm sitting in my condo at a remote location doing some shows for the summer. There was a commercial on, and I swear the dude looked just like Markos. It was ...
by k9disc
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2008 at 10:36 PM PDT with 5 Recommends