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sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Jul.06.2011
E-books are interesting. Within a couple of days, my new e-book novella, The Clean Slate Accord, has been released on a number of sites, including Scribd.com, Omnilit.com, Apple and of course the publishers store, http://store.untreedreads.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=68_7_49_51...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jul.04.2011
Here in Richmond, California, we have our official Independence Day fireworks on the 3rd of July, which I like. Not too many people, not as many drunks on the road as on the 4th. As it happens, I live on the harbor where the fireworks barge is anchored, so it as easy thing to stroll out onto the...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Jun.26.2011
Last Sunday I read a piece on executive pay in the business section of the New York Times. Ever since, I have been wondering how to write about it. Here are some of the images I did not want to include: bad apples spoiling a whole barrel; pirates (and other types of marauding bandits); weeds...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
May.10.2011
 Sometimes, I wonder if leaders who have our best interests in mind. Sometimes, I worry if our leaders care about creating jobs for us in our respective home countries, instead of moving them to countries like: China, Pakistan, India etc. Our Western weak leaders claim that it’s about globalization...
jolina-petersheim's picture
Apr.07.2011
Right now, if college degrees were cashed in everyone would be walking around with heads full of knowledge and handfuls of change. No longer are students being given freshly-minted dreams along with their freshly-minted diplomas. Instead, they find themselves applying critical thinking skills to...
vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Apr.03.2011
Listen to internet radio with Talking Progressive on Blog Talk Radio I hope you have a chance to listen to our guest Danny Schechter. He spent 4  years investigating HOW did the economic crisis happened.  He talks about USA and Greece and who is really at fault. This is important...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.02.2011
    India’s Top Economist Slaps Dark Side of Invisible Hand: Books By Timothy R. Homan   The cover jacket of "Beyond the Invisible Hand: Groundwork for a New Economics" by Kaushik Basu. Source: Princeton University Press via Bloomberg Kaushik Basu, author of "Beyond...
will-durst's picture
Feb.26.2011
Doesn't matter which side of the budget battleground you stick your rhetorical bayonet in, one thing we can all agree on is ... our government is broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Broke. Stone broke. Like a ceramic pocket watch in a gravel blender broke. Destitute. Down and out....
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.22.2011
Note to readers: based on response to my recent 3-part series on cultural funding, Life Implicates Art, I'm letting people know about my workshop on Reframing The Arts, a powerful generator of new ideas, fresh inspiration, and transformative action. Please contact me if you want to explore...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.14.2011
My last essay, exploring deeper meanings of the current threats to defund public arts agencies, elicited a great deal of comment. The bulk of it came from people who, like me, perceive the stuckness of mainstream arts advocacy and are seeking alternatives. So, what now? What do we do about it? I...