Gabriel Schirn is a multi-talented UA senior who is double majoring in chemical engineering and piano performance. Not only that, but he also knits, volunteers, bikes, enjoys poetry, swimming, and other activities. After a major biking accident that sent him to the hospital for nearly two weeks, he believes in making the most of each […]
Tucson based artist Xinyu Zhang prepares for her show ‘Wander Around’ at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Zhang combines digital and traditional art tools and practice to create works that question our relationship to reality in an increasingly digital world. Producer/Editor: Andrew Brown Photographers: Nate Huffman, Martin Rubio
Five years ago the US and Mexico cooperated on an unprecedented project: the release of water from the Morelos Dam outside of Yuma into the long desiccated Colorado River Delta. The water wasn’t allocated for cities or irrigation: it was for purely environmental purposes – to measure the revitalizing effect that just a little bit of […]
A suspicious fire and a white power symbol at a legendary leadership school in the U.S. South. And a brutal backlash to a women’s rights march in Pakistan. This week, persisting in the face of violence, with the co-executive directors of the Highlander Center in Tennessee and attorney and activist Nighat Dad. Featuring: Ash-Lee Woodard […]
Just six days after the release of her album, ‘On The Line,’ Jenny Lewis and a group of backing musicians gathered in the cozy Clown Lounge at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Minn., for a MicroShow performance comprising six songs in an unforgettable setting. Set List “Heads Gonna Roll” “Wasted Youth” “Party Clown” “Red […]
We are LIVE from NYC hearing from policy experts, elected officials, and advocates about what a #GreenNewDeal could look like—and how to get our policymakers behind it.
MoveOn couldn’t be prouder to re-endorse for re-election 4 congresswomen showing true leadership on progressive, visionary policies.
Tucson artist uses pen and ink to draw geometric shapes that challenge and calm the mind.
ADHD, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, has never been more widely diagnosed or widely discussed than it is today. About 1 in 10 children in the U.S. – more than 6 million nationwide—are diagnosed with the disorder by age 17, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. But stigma and skepticism about the condition […]
Far more than an escape, comics can pack a political punch, as does the work of this week’s guests. First up, Mohammad Saba’aneh describes how he transposes his lived experience to the page, exposing the cruelties of Israeli occupation and celebrating popular resistance as the path forward. Then, Nate Powell uses his craft to break […]
U.S. lawmakers are threatening Turkey with sanctions, and blocking the sale of U.S. F-35 fighter jets, if it ends up buying a Russian air-defense system. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/29889800.html
In 2011, a wave of revolutionary struggle swept the Middle East and North Africa, often bringing down dictatorships that had governed for decades. Millions protested on the streets, occupied public spaces and demanded “bread, freedom and social justice”. Having broken through the fear produced by years of repression, the Arab Spring became an inspiration for […]
John Forrest – Our Elaborate Game for Wasting Time on Sunny Days
US court orders Chelsea Manning to remain in prison By Niles Niemuth 23 April 2019 Whistleblower Chelsea Manning remains in jail after a federal appeals court Monday rejected her request to be released on bail and upheld a contempt order against her for refusing to testify before a grand jury impaneled to bring fabricated charges […]
Washington tightens sanctions to cut Iran oil exports to “zero” By Bill Van Auken 23 April 2019 With the lifting of waivers that allowed five major countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil, Washington has launched another and far more dangerous phase of its illegal and unilateral economic sanctions against Iran. The waivers were granted last […]