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Alistair Noon: Guerillistan

By admin on September 2, 2015

Far from the regions in ruins, the retreats and fire-fights, the sentries under bare lights draped by urgent spiders, the rails run on to the horizon. My breath stays shallow, my tendons don’t tighten when…

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Claire Saponia: The pacifist Pacifist

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

I don’t want to fight this because fighting this is also war. So what is the peaceful pacifist supposed to do? Equanimously sit cross-legged, eyes closed and lightly smiling at atrocity and its allies? Do…

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Lydia Stryk: American Tet

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

Scene: Jim alone in his garden (American Tet takes place in the spring of 2004, the first anniversary of the Iraq War—a moment in time in the ongoing conflagration.) JIM: The thing about nature is….

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Joel Vega: The Fifth and Careful Season

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

Beyond October, before the lure Of orange, the swarm flies across Nevada’s skies. Listen, the talebearer says, Listen as they drag the weight Of distances from as far as Peru And Cebu. Head, thorax, abdomen,…

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Harvey Pekar: Comic of the Real

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

Article and interview by Erich Christiansen, 2009. Harvey Pekar is one of the true pioneers of the comic book art form. Since the early 1970’s, his monthly series, American Splendor, along with a more recent…

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Susan Griffin: Feminine and Masculine

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

A discussion on war and conflict with eco-feminist author Susan Griffin Susan Griffin is a poet, essayist, and playwright. She was born in Los Angeles California in 1943. The Second World War and the holocaust…

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Billy Bang: Violence, Veternas, and Violins

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

A discussion with jazz master Billy Bang. Interview by Erich Christiansen, 2010. Billy Bang first came to prominence in the late 1970’s and early ‘80’s, as one of the few jazz musicians playing the violin….

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Chris Hedges: War as a Force of Meaning

By admin on Mai 2, 2015

Interview by Andrea Hiott, Princeton, NJ, 2009. Christopher Hedges is an American journalist, author, and war correspondent. After first earning a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School and a B.A. in English Literature from…