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The fall of great men

Around the world, an agenda-setting attention is focused on the abuse of power by men in position to treat women unfairly: Code word is sexual harassment. One of the latest installments in the unfolding story is the fall

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The Planet and the Donald

A New York Times opinion editorial, April 20th 2017: Will we recover from the Trump presidency? Perhaps not: The thing with climate change is we

Post-Donald Time

In the News: A Time for Trump, now Dump? Just recently, I hung my grandfather’s old clock on my wall, to remind myself that there

Trump’s alternative realities

What to read and what to do about it – – – A Saturday morning ritual for many years, I read the New York Times

Cohen moments on a rainy Sunday

Leonard Cohen died on November 7th 2016. He died a young man. All of which gives reason to celebrate, for how many people his age

Fresh Air Radio — on a Saturday

It´s the economy, stupid: Bill said it–did Hillary listen? Sometimes you wish Bill was back, but there´s another story I have in mind right here:

Trump Watch: Four years to come

Peoples´choice. I read, and I try to follow the arguments. All I know is that no one — absolutely no one – has a clue.

Thinking about the Donald

As  days pass by, the number of photos of Donald Trump will increase, as will the general impression they give. Less fun with his hair and

Visual futures of education

How do students respond to the challenge of making stuff in class, rather than commenting on stuff in your usual group interactions? What happens when

Cohen; Hall of fame

Watch Lou Reed introducing Leonard Cohen to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  

Various interview segments; Leonard Cohen

  Stina Dabrowski interviews Leonard Cohen in Paris in 2001. Includes conversations from Mt. Baldy Zen Center, 1997. Also recitations of “The Correct Attitude” and “Sorrows