I’m writing this on Saturday, February 23rd, the night before the 85th Annual Academy Awards. I’ve been really engaged in the predictions and tea leaf reading this year. I’ve watched the Golden Globe, SAG and the BAFTA Awards trying to … Continue reading Actors, Oscars and Strength in Numbers
In 1914, Industrialist Henry Ford began to combine his paternalistic interest in social engineering with the huge profits Ford Motor Company was making annually. In fact, one of his ideas quite simply revolutionized American Capitalism by doing something really radical. … Continue reading Henry Ford, Enemy of Capitalism
So the latest lunacy is Right-wing Conservatives using African-American appeal for the film DJANGO UNCHAINED to bring a majority of them to their side of the Gun Control debate. Really? Every white guy in the film- with the exception of … Continue reading What Would Django Do?
Today is February 5, 2013. This would have been Trayvon Martin’s 18th Birthday if he hadn’t been shot for wearing a hoodie and black skin. He may not have been a saint. That doesn’t matter because he didn’t deserve to … Continue reading Birthday Boy