In a recent media alert, we presented a few rules that journalists must follow if they are to be regarded as a safe pair of hands by editors and corporate media owners. One of these rules is that ‘we’ in the West are assumed to be ‘the good guys’. This seriously damaging narrative, flying in the face of historical evidence and endlessly crushing state policies, ensures that the public is kept ignorant and pacified. The consequences have been deadly for millions of the West’s victims around the world, and now mean climate catastrophe that could end human civilisation.
It never ceases to amaze us with the quality of recordings coming from the indie music community, not only in the US but around the world. We have five more quality projects to review today, so let’s get started. Artist Name: Laura Dickinson Album Name: Auld Lang Syne Label: Music and Mirror Records Genre: Christmas […]
My first memory of music was around the age of two. I guess they played “Yesterday” with the Beatles a lot on the Radio back in 1965. And my first real encounter with a musical instrument was at the age of 5, when my father came home from Japan with a Accordion. Slowly I began […]
From Reform to Orthodox back to Conservative By Daphne Drohobyczer, Editor-in-chief I spent a considerable amount of time at all three major sects of Reform, Conservative, and Modern Orthodox synagogues. I acted as an intern at the Shaare Emeth library, a reform temple, with a couple of elderly women. One of them, Sarah, was in […]
In a recent media alert, we presented a few rules that journalists must follow if they are to be regarded as a safe pair of hands by editors and corporate media owners. One of these rules is that ‘we’ in the West are assumed to be ‘the good guys’. This seriously damaging narrative, flying in […]
As Uprising Spreads Across Globe, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky Among Signers of Open Letter Backing Extinction Rebellion “The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. This desperate situation can’t continue.” Jake Johnson, staff writer After starting in the United Kingdom just months ago with a mere 10 members dedicated to pressuring their […]
One of the best things about December is the chance to circle back and catch some of the art and entertainment (music, movies, television, etc) that we may have missed earlier in the year. With Americana music at a peak, there’s so much good stuff to check out that it’s easy to miss something. So […]
CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS AND THE FIRST HUMAN INSTRUMENT: THE VOICE By Dee Dee McNeil/Jazz Journalist December 9, 2018 MARIA SCHAFER & SHANE SAVALA – “CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY” Independent label Maria Schafer, vocals/composer; Shane Savala, guitar/composer. Maria Schafer doesn’t need a huge production to enhance her lovely voice and celebrate the season. Every bright light shines […]
View story at Medium.com Julia Steinberger wrote a great article about the individual actions that you can take to counter climate breakdown: An Audacious Toolkit:Actions Against Climate Breakdown . Before I read the article I had been working on these two cartoons about the same subject. I think the first one helps to illustrate her […]
You don’t have to sacrifice scientific integrity to rebel, as ‘Extinction Rebellion’ protestors show.
In the German border town of Konstanz I listen for “The voice … of the noblest of rivers,/Of free-born Rhine.” The Alpine Rhine begins in the Swiss Alps, flows into Lake Constance, which lies between Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, passes under a bridge connecting the modern and the old parts of the city, and continues […]
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My senior Project is redoing a website. The essential question that I have is, How does graphic design work with web development? I am 95% completed with the website that I’m creating. I want to finish re-organizing the sections in the website. I am going to continue to work on the website all day till […]