I probably won’t live long enough to bring into being a film I’ve thought about making in Nablus, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, from the time the Women’s Press sent a preview copy of Palestinian poet Fadwa Tuqan’s memoir, A Mountainous Journey (and that was a long time ago). But I do hope to live […]
Archives for January 2022
Rosanne Boyland is Dead—WTF!
When I listened to the “American Radical” podcast for the first time, I had a hard time keeping track of the people and events so I decided to take detailed notes. Then I realized that the podcast episodes added up to almost three hours. I was pretty sure that only a relatively small number of […]
One Foot in the Present, Another in the Future: Food Coops
The San Francisco Bay Area loves cooperatives, aka coops, which were invented in 1844 when the Rochdale Pioneers in Lancashire, England banded together to help themselves and their community. It was an auspicious beginning. 1844 was a year before Frederick Engels of Marx and Engels fame described, in The Condition of the Working Class in […]