Archive for September, 2016

President Trump? There’s only one way to stop it happening | Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian

Hillary Clinton in Ohio. ‘So now, even though the hour is late, this is the case Democrats must make.’ Photograph: Cristobal Herrera/EPA

Source: President Trump? There’s only one way to stop it happening | Jonathan Freedland | Opinion | The Guardian

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture – YouTube

Harassed and Detained for Filming the Police | PEN America

Source: Harassed and Detained for Filming the Police | PEN America

Voter Registration | USA.gov

Join millions of Americans who are already registered to vote.

Source: Voter Registration | USA.gov

Ambivalent Hillary Voters: Don’t Assume Someone Else Will Stop Trump by Katha Pollitt | The Nation

This is a column for all you leftists, liberals, progressives, feminists, Democrats—whatever you call yourselves—who are feeling passive, underwhelmed, downhearted, or paralyzed about the upcoming election. All right, you say, you’ll hold your nose and vote for Hillary Clinton, but you haven’t been knocking yourself out like you did for Barack Obama in 2008 or even 2012.

Source: Ambivalent Hillary Voters: Don’t Assume Someone Else Will Stop Trump | The Nation

How Hillary Clinton Became a Vessel for America’s Fury – Rolling Stone

Decades of right-wing attacks turned a crusader of women’s rights into a major target of hate.

Source: How Hillary Clinton Became a Vessel for America’s Fury – Rolling Stone

Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts | The New Yorker

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Jacobs, in 1969: an ordinary mom who set out to protect the neighborhood. PHOTOGRAPH BY ELLIOTT ERWITT / MAGNUM AND JOHN J. BURNS LIBRARY, BOSTON COLLEGE

Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts | The New Yorker

Dorothy Ashby – Hip Harp (Full Album) – YouTube

The Sorcerer of Jazz by Adam Shatz | The New York Review of Books

Chris Cameron Photography

Miles Davis at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, 1986

In 1975, Miles Davis put down his trumpet and retired. Davis was famous for his dramatic silences in performance: the notes he chose not to play were almost as meaningful as those he did. But this silence would last for nearly five years, during which he all but disappeared into his Upper West Side brownstone.

Source: The Sorcerer of Jazz by Adam Shatz | The New York Review of Books

John Lee Hooker “Boom Boom Boom Boom” – Mississippi Delta Blues – YouTube


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