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I’VE MENTIONED BEFORE IN THIS SPACE that I’m a jazz fan. In part, I love jazz for the endless possibilities for expressiveness to which it lends itself, and for the communitarian and ...
by mftalbot
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 07:49 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Three Flags, a 1958 painting by Jasper Johns, which currently resides at the Whitney Museum of American Art For a while now I've wanted to write a column about American pop culture, soft power and ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
(NOTE: Dr. Giroux has provided written authorization to the diarist to reproduce his work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community. Giroux is a member of Truthout's Board of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 12:52 AM PST with 35 Recommends
I usually don't do those, "go look at this" type posts, but this one was just too much to pass by and very topical. I hunt, and I go to Walmart, and I relate maybe more to rural America than the ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 11:17 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Senator Gretchen Whitmer is the latest in a line of female ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 11:15 AM PST with 26 Recommends
Welcome back! It's time to hold our weekly discussion on rape and sexual assault. We're into week seven. We have a set of regular readers and commenters for whom I am very thankful. But it would be ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 07:22 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Even for adults with training and experience, it is incredibly easy to escalate a situation and cross the line from self defense into fighting. Even if self defense is justified, using a gun bullet ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 62 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 07:43 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Welcome back! It must be Thursday and time to tackle our weekly discussion on rape and sexual assault. We're into week five (skipped Thankgiving!) and gaining readers with each addition to the series.
by angelajean
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 06:52 AM PST with 29 Recommends
George Zimmerman repeatedly has been arrested for domestic violence against multiple different women. George Zimmerman was arrested for physically assaulting a police officer. George Zimmerman was ...
by Justashotaway
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 05:02 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Our children between the ages of 5 and 14 in the U.S. are murdered with guns at a rate 13 times higher than that of other developed nations. 13 times higher , not only because we have so many ...
by LokiGirl
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 03:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I am off to find My America. Not My as in Mine, but My as in Ours. From Bangor to Barstow, this is all our inheritance, bequeathed to us by those that helped make it and make us: I will keep the ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
“I used to blame Bush and the GOP. Then I blamed the Democrats for not being fill in the blank enough. Now I hold the so called progressive and so called ____ movement responsible because they ...
by maracucho
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
So....I noted Roger Ebert's passing, and was thinking about Film. Burt Lancaster is pretty Old School, and sometimes his acting was a bit wooden, but when he was handed the right script, by the ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 06:43 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
theorize. Musing on American culture and history is an addiction I picked up in the American Studies Dept at the University of Hawai'i - Manoa. Having never lived a mainstream American lifestyle,
by nolagrl
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 05:59 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
It's almost a truism: "That person just got their '15-minutes' -- hope they make the most of it." They usually don't . Andy Warhol's '15 minutes' of fame are not up yet by Katherine Dorsett Bennett,
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 02:45 AM PST with 14 Recommends
In the days of old, setting the National Agenda was a rather straight-forward thing. Newsroom gate-keepers, in consultation with Administration gate-keepers, would pick which "topics" to "inform the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I am thrilled that workers here are finally standing up for their rights and demanding respect, trust me. What I am not so thrilled about is how people are overlooking some primary drivers that ...
by Chaoslillith
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 11:27 PM PST with 29 Recommends
_And these signs will accompany those who believe: by my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 07:10 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
It's a hot topic online right now. But the funny thing is, Blasphemy Laws, Theocracies, and Extremism are always front and center these days, especially in the good old U.S. of A. Right now it ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 07:36 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is purely a paean to myself, an ego trip, creating a cyberspace eternity for my college poetry. I was a Froshie and a Sophomore at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota, from ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Apr 22, 2012 at 03:36 PM PDT with 0 Recommends