Boyhood: When Art Is Just Winging It


Published on   Now a whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end. – Aristotle, The Poetics Have you not done tormenting me with your accursed time! It’s abominable! When! When! One day, is that not enough for you, ...

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Our Millennial Age of Magic


  Published on I have bedimm’d/ The noontide sun, call’d forth the mutinous winds,/ And ‘twixt the green sea and the azured vault/ Set roaring war. . . graves at my command/ Have waked their sleepers, oped, and let ‘em ...

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Hearing the *Ping* of Poverty – or Not

West Virginia

  Published on “McDowell County, the poorest in West Virginia, has been emblematic of entrenched American poverty for more than a half century. John F. Kennedy campaigned here in 1960 and was so appalled that he promised to send help ...

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The Code of Crisis and Disaster

Paul Ryan

“Instead of raising the bar in pursuit of objectivity, the current working group doubled down on its 2007 summary: It unfurls a series of distortions designed to magnify the threats, ignore the benefits, and downplay the possibility of adapting to ...

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