CSUN did a week of lectures in October, titled “Comics v. Capitalism v. Climate.” The first presentation I caught was given by Professor David Klein and Stephanie McMillan, who spoke fearlessly about the incompatibility of capitalism and …. well … life. JEN:
Anyone who endures a music appreciation class or reads CD notes of any of the symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven is familiar with the description of the composer as a “revolutionary.” This characterization is the result of social, political, and aesthetic influences.
It takes 2 hours, by bus, to get to the store. Another GD bill collector knocks at your door The rent is too high, you don’t have enough Landlord replies: “yeah, we all have it rough!” Hustlers implore, “Can you spare a
I must believe that even in the pain of loss so deeply felt, there yet exists the Possibility of joy, born of the understanding heart of him who is so dear to me. Love is the power to renew that bond; to
Friends and comrades, Recently I forwarded news of the untenable position of some leaders of Die Linke, the Left Party in Germany, concerning state Zionism and international human rights. The only honorable outcome of that contradictory position is to make a decisive
In 2010, an explosion tore through the Upper Big Branch (UBB) coal mine in West Virginia, leaving 29 miners dead. It was the worst mining disaster in 40 years, roiling Appalachia, which has the misfortune of dealing with the perils of mining.