Clarence Thomas has been bought by the worst people. Harlan Crow is Thomas’ minder. Keep track here.
The Great Simplification: What HS Leaders Need to Know About the Future of Energy with Nate Hagens
Does the US have a spending problem? And Members of Congress, legal scholars, and even the union representing federal workers are calling on the White House to answer the GOP’s economic hostage-taking with unilateral action to prevent a default, citing the 14th Amendment.
Laboratories of Autocracy
Tucker Carlson’s Text That Alarmed Fox Leaders: ‘It’s Not How White Men Fight’
January 6 was an insurrection.
Male supremacy is at the core of the hard right’s agenda
Iowa lawmakers pass legislation to roll back child labor protections
The already poor health care outcomes in the United States and how maternal mortality rates have been made worse by abortion bans. SCOTUS’s abortion ruling disproportionately affects Black people with low incomes in the Deep South
Hospitals Close While Execs Made Millions
Biden & The Border and Cryptocurrencies II: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Florida GOP legislators agree to shield DeSantis travel records
djt wrecks himself in the E. Jean Carroll video deposition – this helps explain the verdict
2022 Voting and Registration Data from the US Census
The Crash of College Student Populations
What Writers Can Work on During the Strike (It’s Not Much). Also, a useful video.
Illinois set to become the first state to end book bans
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2023
Black men killed in infamous Colfax Massacre commemorated on new monument
Climate Trouble Brewing for Coffee Drinkers
The Search for the Lost ‘Jeopardy!’ Tapes Is Over. The Mystery Behind Them Endures.
An Oral History of MTV News
Newton Minnow, Public TV Advocate and Former FCC Chief, Dies at 97
Bill Saluga, “You Can Call Me Ray” Comedian, Dies at 85
Eileen Saki, Rosie the Bar Owner on ‘MAS*H,’ Dies at 79
Now I Know: The Problem With Sudoku and The Customers You Wish You Didn’t Have, and The Canada/Philippines Garbage War of 2019 and The Uprising That Helped Create Washington D.C. and Neil And Buzz Almost Got Stuck and Google… Sheep View?
From the New York Times, something I truly believe about Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: “Purists can debate whether or not any of these artists can be classified as ‘rock,’ but I prefer the more exciting definition Ice Cube put forth in his speech when he was inducted with the rap group N.W.A. in 2016. ‘Rock ’n’ roll is not an instrument; rock ’n’ roll is not even a style of music,’ he said. ‘Rock ’n’ roll is a spirit. Rock ’n’ roll is not conforming to the people who came before you, but creating your own path in music and in life.’”
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor.
Gordon Lightfoot, the troubadour of Canada, is gone.
Coverville 1441: Tributes to Harry Belafonte and Gordon Lightfoot
Behind Harry Belafonte’s Artistry and Activism Was a Lonely Kid Longing for Connection
Variations on a Theme of Chopin by Rachmaninoff
4 Chord Song – Axis Of Aweesome and the Ed Sheeran verdictt
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, performed by the Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by George Szell.
Rachmaninoff: the many lives of Vocalise
Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell
The May 7 Sunday Stealing of Songs has a lot of eclectic choices by the dozen participants.
Greedy (1994) kid doing Jimmy Durante
Hobbit Drinking Song – Peter Hollens featuring Hank Green
Never Gonna Fall In Love Again – Eric Carmen