Comedian Kate Clinton reflects on twenty-eight years of stand-up and the unfortunate turns of history that have fueled her politically-charged routine.
11 posts from March 2009
Beacon Press Assistant Editor Alexis Rizzuto reflects on a recent visit to Boston Arts Academy.
Jay Wexler reflects upon one of the crucial moments of his tenure as a Supreme Court clerk: totally tanking on the March Madness pool.
Journalist Garry Leech explains why exporting Plan Colombia to Afghanistan is a risky proposition.
A roundup of interesting stories on the blogs and Beacon books in the media.
Steven Apfelbaum talks about the coming of springtime and the yearly prairie burn at his farm in Wisconsin.
Philip Winslow, author of Victory for Us is to See You Suffer: In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis, discusses the outlook for Israel under Netanyahu's leadership.
Beacon Press sales assistant Sara Hatch talks about her beloved e-book reader.
Chris Mercogliano, author of In Defense of Childhood, looks at the importance of play in development and education.
A selection of interesting items and recent Beacon Press media.
Lydia Denworth discusses the recent backlash over new government regulations designed to keep lead out of children's products.