Today’s revelation of the “Paradise Papers” comes from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. So far as we know, this group did not perform the hack that obtained these financial documents, but simply interpreted the data. For this work, the ICIJ is to be commended. They document the tax-evasion schemes of plutocrats, celebrities, and politicians […]Read more "Explore the Paradise Papers"
It was cold but clear out — good weather for a march in January. My girlfriend had made some signs invoking radical political figures past: Shirley Chisholm, the Industrial Workers of the World (perhaps Elizabeth Gurley Flynn is instructive here). We had planned to park in her old neighborhood in south Boulder, in order to […]Read more "Being History: Reflections on the Women’s March in Denver"
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on December 26, 2014. Author’s Note: Since publishing this article, I listened a bit more and reached the conclusion that Pink Floyd’s elegiac The Endless River, Sturgill Simpson’s visionary Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, and Andrew Hozier-Byrne’s powerful Hozier also rank among the best albums of 2014. What an […]Read more "The Year in Music: 2014"