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The Heart and Art of Milton Glaser

by Peter Yarrow | Aug 24, 2020 | Culture

Milton Glaser—the peerless graphic designer, painter, and visionary for humanity—was a dear and generous friend and ally to me and to Peter, Paul & Mary. His passing, in my life, is that of the loss of a surrogate father, though he was only nine years my senior and I’m sure he never knew that this […]

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Inheriting The Memory of Justice

by Catherine Ellsberg | Aug 24, 2020 | Culture, Politics

Judgment. Responsibility. Guilt. Crimes. Justice. Throughout The Memory of Justice, Marcel Ophuls’s sprawling 1976 jeremiad on the Nuremberg trials, these are the terms that spring into action in nearly every scene. I have watched this film dozens of times; I have devoted countless hours to taking notes and rewinding key moments and sleeping and dreaming […]

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Karl Rove, Partisan Judges, and Corruption in Alabama

by Lou Dubose | Jul 31, 2020 | Books

On June 28, 2007, Don Siegelman made his final appearance in U.S. District Court Judge Mark Everett Fuller’s courtroom. The former secretary of state, attorney general, lieutenant governor, and governor of Alabama was in leg-irons, handcuffs, and a jailhouse jumpsuit, as directed by the judge. Appointed to the bench by George W. Bush (then resigning […]

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"In The Lateness of the World" by Carolyn Forché

LETTER TO A CITY UNDER SIEGE

by Carolyn Forché | Mar 22, 2020 | Poetry

Universally acclaimed poet Carolyn Forché is famous for “poetry of witness,” a term she first coined in her groundbreaking anthology, Against Forgetting. Her honors include a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Edita and Ira Morris Hiroshima Foundation Award for crafting her poetry as a “means to attain understanding, reconciliation, and peace within communities […]

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Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation

by Natalie Diaz | Jan 20, 2020 | Poetry

Natalie Diaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian community. A MacArthur fellow, she is the author of two poetry collections, When My Brother Was an Aztec (2012), and Post Colonial Love Poem, due from Graywolf Press in March […]

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