Arts & Entertainment

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“The Settlers”: an unsettling look at the Israeli settlements issue

A compelling, must see, tour de force outline of the issue that has helped fuel 50 years of Middle East conflicts.

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Today in history: Remembering composer Aaron Copland

His symphonies, ballet and film scores, songs and choral works became the American classical style, combining his formal studies of music with popular American genres such as folk and jazz.

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What really happened to the 43 students in Mexico?

The disappearance of 43 students in Iguala last year on September 26 remains an open, festering wound in Mexico.

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Refugees

This poem is a response to the refugee/migrant crisis now engulfing Europe.

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Cher: "If Trump's elected I'm moving to Jupiter"

Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.

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Today in history: Vietnam leader Ho Chi Minh is born, 1890

Ho Chi Minh was also a writer and poet; here are four short poems.

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Racism isn't new in Texas

Carmen Boullosa has done us a great service, and provided us a marvelously good read.

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Fertile Ground: Art and community in California

Art show does not paint over Communist history.

 

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Piketty, The Wall Street Journal, and rational conservatives

"Capital in the 21st Century" has almost had the effect of a tsunami on economic thinking in the U.S. after its translation into English washed up on our monoglot shores.

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U.K.: Performers condemn woes facing the entertainment arts

Stage and screen performers face funding cuts to the arts, chronic low pay and the dearth of black and ethnic minority representation.

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