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Notes from the Birmingham Mall

 

A bi-racial, multi-generational grassroots uprising is trying to turn Alabama, the Reddest state in the Deep South, Blue in Tuesday's special...

When I was teaching myself how to write, when I was about 20 to 25, I churned out (and threw out) all kinds of autobiographies. I wrote glorified diaries. I fictionalized my friends and...

Everyone loves a good magic trick.  The magician Harlan Tarbell noted that magic is all based in the art of misdirection.  Misdirection is simply the form of deception in which the attention of the...

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Friday, 08 December 2017

This is an exposition of the photographic essay by William Pepper about the children of Vietnam that Martin King first saw on January l4, l967. Initially, while he hadn’t had a chance to read the text, it was the photographs that...

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04 December 2017
Everyone loves a good magic trick.  The magician Harlan Tarbell noted that magic is all based in the art of misdirection.  Misdirection is simply the form of...
10 December 2017

Sun Tzu, whose book, The Art of War, was written some 2,500 years ago during a period of constant war, and popularized in the...

08 December 2017

For actor/activist James Cromwell and other ecologists, December 7, 2017 is another date that will live in infamy, as a Pearl Harbor Day for bald eagles,...

08 December 2017

Donald Trump is tweeting about a particular spot in Hawaii. He visited it recently on his way to threaten war in Asia. It’s a big feature this week in lots...

27 November 2017

Introduction

 

When I began this essay I thought I aimed at a rather modest target, but the “story grew...

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03 June 2017

Election Integrity.2
Urgent Election Reforms for the 2018 Midterms
(that Circumvent Media Silence):...

10 December 2017

Notes from the Birmingham Mall

 

A bi-racial, multi-generational grassroots uprising is trying to turn Alabama, the Reddest state in the Deep...

05 December 2017

Writer/director Alexandra Dean’s nonfiction Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story is a 90 minute slice of cinema history - and much more - about an...

27 November 2017

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Pope Francis' first-ever visit by a Roman
Catholic pontiff to Buddhist-majority Myanmar which started on
November 27 will...