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gerard-jones's picture
May.10.2008
This one's for my fellow Obama supporters. Those readers who prefer Hillary Clinton, John McCain, or V.I. Lenin (you know who you are) should feel free pass it over and devote your energies to making comments on Chapter 2 of Million Dollar Ideas. The message: We have to keep campaigning. This race...
arlene-goldbard's picture
May.09.2008
The same qualities Hillary Clinton is displaying now—commitment, tenacity, fortitude in the face of opposition and ridicule—need to be cultivated by anyone willing to stand up for an unpopular position. The thing is, it matters greatly whether that position derives from a wounded certainty of one's...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Apr.30.2008
Never in my lifelong observation of politics have I seen an election to match this one for extravagant theatricality: Laughter! Tears! Elation! Nausea! This campaign is like a periodic table of human capability, from venal self-interest to hermetic self-delusion, from moral blindness to moral...
clinton-fein's picture
Apr.20.2008
I have an exhibition opening this coming week at the Thorndyke Student Gallery at Southern Oregon University. The images being exhibited span my career as an artist. As I prepared for the show, I felt nauseated at how little things have changed in relation to the media and the ease with which we,...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Apr.18.2008
Passover—Pesach—starts Saturday night. This holiday, halfway into the Hebrew calendar year, invites us to consider the story of the exodus from slavery—from Mitzrayim (which means Egypt and also straits or narrow, constricting places)—as if it had happened to us, as if it were happening right now...
rebecca-walker's picture
Apr.08.2008
Since my last post, I've been thinking about the challenges of talking about race in our country. As someone who believes that all human beings are suffering in one way or another, how to honor the specific wound caused by racism? I don't know how else to speak to it other than to say that I love...
gerard-jones's picture
Mar.31.2008
Ask me what the weather was like in Ohio on March 4th and I'll tell you. Go on, ask me! Highs in the 30s, gusty winds off the lake, inch to an inch-and-a-half of snow and sleet. But here's the thing: I wasn't in Ohio on March 4th. I was in California. The weather in California on March 4th? Hell if...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Mar.30.2008
I have a dear friend who understands the world of finance as well as I know my way around my own kitchen. For a long time, she's been sending me alarming bulletins from people who keep a close eye on banks, Wall Street and federal financial regulators. The economy has developed such an elaborate...
gerard-jones's picture
Mar.20.2008
This follows on my post below, about how game-playing Republicans apparently gave Clinton her victory in Texas and prolonged the Democratic race by at least two months. Now it's becoming clear that the "Rush Republicans" may have an impact on the Pennsylvania primary too, even though it's...
gerard-jones's picture
Mar.20.2008
I'm sorry for going back to the math again—I’d much rather remain on a loftier plane—but this is something I think all Democrats should be aware of. I certainly hope the super delegates are as the time comes to decide the nomination. We all know that Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham, and other right-...