The Revolution Will Not Be Shared I In this age of Trumpish tyrants, too many of us live and work in places where someone else — boss or client — is neither partner nor comrade, but our “king.” Where we’re … Continue reading →
Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island from Lukas Schrank on Vimeo.
Historical facts and viewing the horizon keep us from looking stupid down the road. The current debate over 20th-century Confederate statues in US cities reminds me of 1991, when I helped convince authorities in my home town that it was … Continue reading →
BERLIN (July 25, 2017) – My Internet feeds are buzzing with two items this news cycle: 1) US President Donald Trump yesterday ranted again about Democrats (somehow still in his sights as political enemies), this time before 32,000 young, mostly-male … Continue reading →
Behind the true-to-life historical oligarchy of Sheriff Riley Gore (in Carla Rising) was the coal industry, cynically named by the resistance of that time as “King Coal.” Today, the pharmaceutical industry — “Big Pharma” — is calling many of the … Continue reading →
This is an interpretation of a January 1920 statement from the leader of an artists’ rights group, responding to a right-wing movement, just beginning to attack modern German art as “degenerate.” Wherever you hear words like ‘German’ and ‘un-German,’ … Continue reading →
May Day, or International Workers Day, is celebrated as a national holiday in many EU countries, although its historic roots are actually in the US labor movement. Yes, it was a creation of the far left — those rascally globally-minded … Continue reading →