Archive for the 'Politics' Category


Walmart Stands Up To Trump

“Walmart’s C.E.O. Joins Group to Rebuke Trump Over Charlottesville” What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where corporations speak truth to power and artists are silent? One in which corporations are much more powerful than artists, one in which they incite belief far exceeding that of individuals. Come on, is there a […]

Protest Music

It’s about the money. Why would you expect artists who’ve spent the complete century complaining about recorded music revenue to suddenly put their livelihoods at risk? Those who lived through the sixties have been waiting for a reaction. Another Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary, even Barry McGuire, to stand up and sing […]

Charlottesville

There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear “For What It’s Worth” Buffalo Springfield When I grow up I want to own a news outlet. Maybe Fox, maybe CNN. I want to reach everybody and shape public opinion. Because right now we’ve got too many self-satisfied nitwits operating on skewed info trying to […]

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway But they don’t ride the subway! I have a morning ritual. I wake up, unplug my phone, go to the bathroom, sit on the throne and check my e-mail, my Twitter feed and then the news, in that order. I’ve grossed you out. […]