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The Hill We Climb – 2021 Inaugural Poem by Amanda Gorman, January 20, 2021 – ‘The Past We Step Into and How We Repair It’

I first listened to Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem via radio broadcast on KPFA, but her gorgeous, unforgettable work is equally wondrous to watch or to read, as you prefer. You may do either or both below. Gorman perfectly captured a moment in the history of our “nation that isn’t broken, but simply unfinished” and an…

The Agony and Aghastitude: Thomas Frank on Our Rendezvous With Oblivion

I suspect that for a lot of prosperous liberals, it wouldn’t be such a bad thing. For them, there’s an alternative to political victory: a utopia of scolding. Who needs to win elections when you can personally reestablish the rightful social order every day on Twitter and Facebook? When you can scold, and scold, and…

Norman Solomon on KPFA: Time for the People to Raise Hell & Force Our Representatives to Follow

War Made Easy author, activist and media critic Norman Solomon, a West Marin resident, encouraged activists and all Americans interested in resisting President Donald Trump’s brand of neo-fascism to raise some hell and don’t bother waiting for the Democrats to lead the way, in conversation with KPFA The Sunday Show host Philip Maldari on February…