Posts Tagged ‘ American ’

Chris Hedges and Poet Linh Dinh on the ‘Irrevocable Decline of the American Empire’ (Video) – Truthdig

The U.S. is a poor country, and Americans “refuse to see that,” Dinh (pictured on right) argues in a conversation with the Truthdig columnist during a new episode of “On Contact.”

Source: Chris Hedges and Poet Linh Dinh on the ‘Irrevocable Decline of the American Empire’ (Video) – Truthdig

On a Day Like Today, American photographer Annie Leibovitz, was born.

October 2, 1949 – Anna-Lou “Annie” Leibovitz (born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer. In this image: US photographer Annie Leibovitz at the press preview of her exhibition ‘Annie Leibovitz A Photographer’s Life 1990-2005’ at KunstHausWien in Vienna, Austria, 29 October 2009. EPA/HANS KLAUS TECHT . ~ cross-posted from artdaily. org