An unafraid, untamed truth-telling voice has gone from our midst. Let’s remember the best of what he gave to us, and use his memory as inspiration to carry on in that spirit.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday May 22, 2011 9:30 am|
We were idling away the evening on the balcony, drinking wine and talking about everything from the Keith Richards book to Medicare cuts. Our neighbors – she a world class blues singer; he an accomplished painter, musician and entertaining raconteur – were just paying a warm, old-American style social call.
But when I happened to mention that many today consider our generation, the Sixties generation, a failure, I set the singer’s eyes ablaze and we took off on a lively historical survey of the last few decades.
|By: Rayne Saturday February 20, 2010 7:55 am|
All progressives including middle-aged women need to understand a few fundamentals before they make their first run for office in Indiana. Or any other state, for that matter.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday September 21, 2008 9:33 am|
Americana music is part of a great American cultural tradition of resistance. We’d better sing. And listen. The current political crisis makes this more urgent than ever.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday August 10, 2008 2:00 pm|
George Lakoff wants to give to truth all the advantages that propagandists have bestowed upon the lie.