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.
Friday, February 15, 2008
Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss
Just in case you needed any further evidence that the neocons were fatally misguided about Iraq, read the "lost [Bill] Kristol tapes," in which we find a good Arabic saying, "Rah el sani’, ija el ussta‘ — ‘Gone is the apprentice, in comes the master.’” Or, to quote Pete Townsend--"meet the new boss, [worse] than the old boss."
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