Harvard Professor Cornel West, seeking a new audience, says, "We need a whole generation of Lauryn Hills and Mos Defs - young folks talking about freedom and justice, all that talent and creativity channeled in that way." He's doing it this way.
Forget the new millennium, new economy, and new war. Peter Drucker claims we're really facing a new society
Art and creative expression are needed to combat this insidious menace
Like catchy expressions such as Aaron's rod, banana, baby-maker, coupling pin, gun, Jack-in-the-box, joystick, roly-poly, sweetmeat, thorn in the flesh, tool, and unruly member? David M. Friedman gets a rise reviewing "A Cultural History of the Penis"
Bored with life? Feeling left out, disenfranchised, socially inept, afraid of strangers and their strangee ways? Unable to find a good job in a rich country like you see on television? Then this book is for you.
We walked from Duane Street to Wall Street and back again, shoes muddy with wet plaster, hearts heavy and heads low.
This is how close St. Paul's Chapel came to ruin, and how close I got to the WTC.
An early indicator of the besieged US Postal System
Using IKONOS satellite photos, mouse over your own before and after comparison of lower Manhattan.
Located just one block from the WTC, St. Paul's Chapel on Fulton and Broadway sheltered hundreds of emergency workers when the Twin Towers collapsed.
"The cemetary at St. Paul's has been extended a couple of acres."
What is it? CONVERGENCE. Add a color screen and broadband access and we just might have the next Killer App this economy needs. CONVERGENCE is coming closer. All hail CONVERGENCE!
History-Eraser-Button pusher Francis Fukuyama reminds us all that "Modernity is a very powerful freight train that will not be derailed by recent events, however painful and unprecedented."
"Paul Eluard got hit by a ham. Rene Char was stabbed in the thigh. Louis Aragon ended up with a split lip." Such were the dangers of Paris in 1930
In times like these, art can reaffirm our existence