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14 posts from January 2009

Today's post is from Kate Clinton, author of I Told You So, forthcoming from Beacon Press. Clinton is a faith-based, tax-paying, America-loving political humorist and family entertainer. With a career spanning over 25 years, Kate Clinton has worked through economic booms and busts, Disneyfication and Walmartization, gay movements and gay markets, lesbian chic and queer eyes, and ten presidential inaugurals. She still believes that humor gets us through peacetime, wartime and scoundrel time Read more →

Today's post, a poem written in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is from poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez. Sanchez, one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, is Laura Carnell Professor of English and... Read more →

The 90th anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 and five years after the publication of his book about the disaster, Dark Tide, Stephen Puleo talks about the enduring popularity of the book. Read more →

In today's post, Alan Michael Collinge, author of The Student Loan Scam, talks about the legislation that removed bankruptcy protection for student loan borrowers and what the incoming Congress and President can do to help protect students and their families. Read more →