Let’s remember the context: the showdown is being televised just as Rod Rosenstein is supposed to show up at the White House to discuss his fate, which translates to the fate of the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian manipulating the election — a month away from another election. Everything we are seeing right now is […]
Steve Guettermann writes, “For many of us, a major part of any lasting solution to acute pain and loss resides with our relationship to the planet; or, more specifically, through an intimate relationship with the natural world. It seems it takes right action, within the contexts of time and space, for anything positive to occur, whether it is societal progress, healing or personal evolution, all of which are intimately connected.”
Special thanks to Daniel Grimsland, who performs “The Romans Are Coming (and it’s gonna be a mess). The lyrics are at the bottom of the page, below all the audio players. Kate Ryzhenko is Princess Kukurudza, and her dad Anatoly does the voiceover for the opening sequence (to hear that, just go to the show […]
Dahlia Lithwick at Slate.com writes, “But there is a more fundamental lesson to be learned in the events of this tragedy: These kids aren’t freaks of nature. Their eloquence and poise also represent the absolute vindication of the extracurricular education they receive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.” When kids learn how to think, debate, create art and write journalism, they are empowered to lead.
Wednesday, March 14, was the day designated for high school students across the country to walk out of class, in honor of the young lives taken in Parkland, FL, one month ago. Here in Kingston, the school administration decided that instead of a walkout, there would be an event that would “empower the student body, […]