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Trump and His Teleprompter Assure America That the State of the Union Is Strong. No, Really
In reality, the opposite is true and the real news was not what was in the speech but what was swirling all around it.
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Of Caesar, Guns and Trolls: The Evil that Men Do
The GOP and right wing will use any diversion to distract us from an agenda of cruelty and madness.
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A Psychedelic Spin on "National Security"
The Summer of Surprisingly Political Love
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Gone: Chuck Berry, Jimmy Breslin, and Their Great American Middle Class
When they say that Baby Boomers didn't make anything, don't you believe them. We manufactured Celebrities, by the truckload -- on the TV shows we watched religiously while eating our Pop Tarts after school, on the 45 rpm records we played on those weird little jukeboxes in the diner booth, even in...
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And the World Will Live As One
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Add Nov. 9 to the Mornings I’d Rather Forget
In the hours after Trump declared victory, some signs of hope and resistance.
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David Bowie, Media Critic
It’s hard to think of an artist who has used the media as part of their art more than David Bowie did. To me the classic example is 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars : As an obscure singer/songwriter, Bowie wrote and recorded an album about an obscure singer/...
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War is Over! - If You Want It: Christmas Celebrates Nonviolence
“And so this is Christmas, and what have you done?” That’s the question which John Lennon puts to us in his famous Christmas song. In the chorus, he gets right to the point, to the heart of Christmas: “War is over, if you want it.” For some, that might seem like a leap of faith, but I think John...
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Imagine: Banning All Donald Trumps
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Thanks Amazon, But We Don't Need Your Solidarité
Companies aren’t people. Maybe that’s why their ‘grief’ at the Paris attacks leaves a bitter taste in my mouth
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