Rebecca Solnit’s New Book

Rebecca Solnit, one of my favorite writers, has a new book out, Orwell’s Roses. I happened upon a 30 minute interview on “Start Making Sense,” The Nation’s podcast. In discussing her book, she talks about politics, pleasure, joy and resistance to authoritarianism. Solnit’s take on George Orwell, the man and his work, was thought provoking.

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My Friend Francis

I visited Francis today and checked the archive to find the last time he was on the air with me was October 25th 2019. Here’s a link: Alison B, Deema & Francis Cover Experience with Uniforms, the Demands of Protesters in Beirut, and America at Large I vividly remember talking about color with Francis that

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