Posts Tagged ‘Land of Hope and Dreams’

To Set Our Souls Free: A different view of Bruce Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball

Friday, August 10th, 2012

by Dave Marsh and Danny Alexander You might wonder, for good reason, why we are writing about Springsteen’s Wrecking Ball five months after its release. Some of the reasons have been personal. But  there are better reasons why we’re speaking up now, and speaking in the way that we are. Part of it is that […]

Don’t Just Deplore Bullying — Fight It!

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Author/attorney/child-and-anti-abuse advocate Andrew Vachss’ latest, the graphic novel (and a half) HEART TRANSPLANT, hit the stores this week. Read it! I can’t do better in pushing you to do that, than to repeat the quote I gave the publisher: “Heart Transplant is a necessity in a country that sometimes seems to be run by bullies […]

Happy Labor Day

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Of course, in most of the rest of the world (more than 80 countries–September is used by about six), Labor Day isn’t in September. It’s on May 1. Marginalized in Wikipedia as “International Workers Day,” the real labor day’s date was chosen of the 1886 Haymarket Massacre, which happened in Chicago. The “massacre” was of […]