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21 November 2013
“The only premise of the book was to just go out and listen.”
And the book, edited by Miles Harvey, who is quoted above, is remarkable. It’s one of a...
13 November 2013
I felt the music and the fire as the civil rights movement rose from its slumber.

“Repair . . . justice!” went the call and response last week,...
21 October 2013
What if we had politicians who believed in the abolition of war with as much passion as the Republican right believes in the abolition of taxes?

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10 October 2013
In an agony of stupidity, the government shuts down.

Only some of it shuts down, of course. The part that stays open is the part that’s at war. “...
03 October 2013

The community was out of control — the children, oh my God, the children, were sniffing gasoline and pretty much abandoning any pretense of a future — and...

26 September 2013
Poison gas is not only a “moral obscenity” — one the United States stockpiled for decades after its use was banned in warfare — but a metaphor for human...

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