According to Sarah Kendzior, “we have a transnational crime syndicate masquerading as a government.”
Andrew Child pictures the candidates riding a skateboard, each in a slightly different pose and dressed in slightly different cool gear.
Politicians are forced to perform on a massive stage and under the fierce gaze of a thousand lenses, yet few have real skills in that arena.
If you want to understand what is going on in the United States today, journalist Sarah Kendzior is a good resource.
Follow almost any of these police brutality cases to their realpolitik conclusion and you will eventually work your way back to a monstrous truth.
Naomi Klein argues that the more anxious we are, the more vulnerable we are to politically opportunistic manipulation.
If the ballyhoo around the Public Theater’s Julius Caesar is a sign of the times, then we have a lot more than Trump to fear.
Many of the poems live up to the title’s shout-out to Walt Whitman, cutting through the current political miasma with fresh wit, insight, and lyrical outrage.
Resistance, at least in Boston theater, is futile.
I’ve been most impressed by the manner in which these composers, in these works, took strong moral and/or political stands.