Andrea Germanos – Mikhail Gorbachev: Appears ‘The World Is Preparing for War’

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that it appears “as if the world is preparing for war.” Writing in an op-ed published Thursday at TIME magazine, Gorbachev, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 for his role in ending the Cold War, writes that the most pressing problem facing the world is “the militarization of politics and the …


The Vinyl Experience – 01.13.17

Al Green: Here I An (Come And Take Me)

Roy Ayres: Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Delaney & Bonnie And Friends: Coming Home

The Shirts Live At CBGB: Operatico

The A’s: A Woman’s Got The Power

Muddy Waters/Fathers And Sons: 40 Days And 40 Nights

Langhorne Slim & The Law: Wolves

Nina Simone: The Ballad Of Hollis Brown

Neil Young: Don’t Let It Bring You Down

Nirvana: The Man Who Sold The World

Love And Rockets: No New Tale To Tell

Living Color: Cult Of Personality

Bob Dylan: Changing Of The Guards


Ira Chernus – Joy Trumps Fear

Sometimes I force myself to look at photos of Donald Trump, to confront the harsh reality that he will indeed, in all likelihood, soon be the president of the United States. What strikes me most forcefully in that face is the total lack of joy. Oh, I imagine he can feel plenty of pleasure. he seems to be what the …


When Your Child Snarls at You, Could You Just Offer Love?

When your child snarls at you, what would happen if you summoned up all your emotional generosity, and simply offered love? I know, you want to raise a child who acts right. You certainly don’t want to reward bad behavior. But think about those times when you’re at the end of your rope, and before you know it, you’ve raised …


An Open Letter To Fensuagro, Marcha Patriótica And All Colombian People

Dear Sisters, Brothers, Friends and Comrades, It is with deep sorrow that we write to express our condolences for the recent assaults against your organizations and against the entire process for peace. We have learned that 72 human and labor rights defenders, peace activists, indigenous leaders and environmentalists were assassinated in 2016 alone. In the four years of its existence, …