Further thoughts on the cultural labor of poetry and art. Not merely "is it good?," but "what has it accomplished?"...reviews of recent poetry collections; selected poems and art dealing with war/peace/social change; reviews of poetry readings; links to political commentary (particularly on conflicts in the Middle East); youtubed performances of music, demos, and other audio-video nuggets dealing with peaceful change, dissent and resistance.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
An Iraq War Veteran Joins the Muslim Student Union/This American Life
A remarkable story of how one Iraq War veteran found his way out of the racism that haunted him.