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“But liberals need to accept that the strongest case for removing Trump from office is likely to remain a 25th Amendment case: not high crimes and misdemeanors, not collusion with the Russians, but a basic …

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BJ Miller and a New Model of Palliative Care

January 30, 2017 – 2:12 pm

“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
Had …

Chekhov Tribute – 1/29 – Nuyorican Poets Cafe

January 16, 2017 – 3:17 pm
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In celebration of Anton Chekhov’s birthday on January 29th, join us for a tribute to his timeless works directed by Alice Spivak of OnTheRoad Repertory Company at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Will be great! Buy …

What do We Know? (Pico Iyer via NYT)

January 6, 2017 – 4:40 pm

“But one thing that happens when we acquire too much “knowledge” is that, like Othello, we sometimes fail to distinguish it from what can never be known, which may not be untrue.”
–James Ferrari
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Twitter Falls Behind for News Outlets

December 9, 2016 – 3:18 pm

“Twitter might still feel big for journalists who spend all day on the platform, and fully 59 percent of Twitter users do get news on the service, third after Reddit and Facebook. But only 16 …

The Pretend Populist

November 28, 2016 – 12:43 pm

Here lies the future.
“There’s a thickening clique of plutocrats around him, as Politico’s Ben White and Matthew Nussbaum noted late last week in an article with the headline “Trump’s Team of Gazillionaires.” They observed that …

Dancing in a Hurricane an article by Thomas L. Friedman NYTimes

November 21, 2016 – 11:43 am

SOCIAL MEDIA and its technology has also made America a bifurcated echo chamber “Yes, right when our physical technologies leapt ahead, many of what the Oxford economist Eric Beinhocker calls our “social technologies” — all …