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I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This

Nadja Spiegelman’s new memoir is an attempt to decode her mother’s wounds: “The past was always there on her body, but I couldn’t see it. ... It was underneath everything else: the blueprint we both carried.”

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Old Rape Case Clouds Director Nate Parker’s New ‘Birth of a Nation’

As the publicity machine gears up for the release of the bold reimagining of the 1915 classic, a case involving Parker, who also stars, and co-writer Jean Celestin from their college days has been getting attention.

Posted on Aug 17, 2016 READ MORE



Transborder Immigrant Tool Series: Learn Desert Secrets From Bedouins and Indigenous Travelers

The third poem in “The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto” points readers toward ancient lessons for survival in the desert at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Posted on Aug 17, 2016 READ MORE



To Fight the Anti-Choice Juggernaut, Documentary Builds a Barricade of Personal Experiences

“Abortion: Stories Women Tell” avoids politics, instead letting women share accounts of how they coped with governmental restrictions on the procedure.

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 READ MORE



The Games

The first modern Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens, their ancestral homeland. The two-week festival hosted 241 white, male European athletes in such gentlemanly sports as fencing, shooting and swimming. Things have changed.

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 READ MORE



An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump From Michael Moore: ‘Your Dad Is Not Well’

It’s time for an intervention.

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Transborder Immigrant Tool Series: ‘Climb or Walk in the Morning’ and Imitate the Sidewinder

The second poem in “The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto” offers tips about the best times of day to undertake the most arduous parts of the journey across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 READ MORE



Remembering Lenny Bruce

The controversial comedian’s problem was that he wanted to talk onstage with the same freedom he had in his living room.

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 READ MORE



Transborder Immigrant Tool Series: Poetry Built for Survival on the U.S.- Mexico Border (Multimedia)

A series of 24 bilingual poems, titled “The Desert Survival Series/La serie de sobrevivencia del desierto,” forms part of the Transborder Immigrant Tool software, designed to augment low-cost cellphones to provide poetry and a simple navigation system for immigrants crossing the Mexico-U.S. border.

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 READ MORE



A Racist Mecca, a Black Architect and Odious Politics That Refuse to Die

“Blueprint for Paradise,” in its world premiere in Los Angeles, is powered by an odd, real-life California tale of a pre-war Nazi center and its acclaimed designer, Paul Williams. Sadly, the political rot explored by the play survives: Check out the 2016 presidential campaign.

Posted on Aug 7, 2016 READ MORE


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