1. Howard Zinn

    Irreplaceable, outspoken voice against fascism. He never stopped speaking up. He is an example for all of us. Like Edward Said, his voice will be heard through the next generation of people he inspired. Terrorism and War 2002 is the book I have read most closely. Written right after 9-11 it zeroes right in on […]

  2. Martin Luther King Day

    This is the third year that my grandson Max and I have gone on the Martin Luther King Day March and he is only two years old!. The first year he was only two months old. I have a picture of that on my Flickr site. Last year he was just over one year, and […]

  3. Joe Sacco Footnotes in Gaza

    Joe Sacco is profoundly engaged with the experience of war in his new book. It is a major work of art, a telling of the Palestinian Israeli conflict from the ground in Gaza, a layering of time frames, a balance of personal ( not his experience, but that of fighters and families in Gaza) and […]

  4. Joe Feddersen’s Vital Signs

    These are installation shots from Joe Feddersen’s exhibition “Vital Signs” which closes on Sunday at the Tacoma Art Museum. The exhibition sings with the artist’s poetry based on geometry and landscape. He celebrates ancient history as well as the contemporary land of today. The landscape of the Okanagan , shown in this detail of his […]