I’ve got a turkey in the frig and a pie to bake for a Thanksgiving dinner. But this blog has asked the question before about whether or not Thanksgiving is a day for “celebrating” given its historical context. One of my cousins will say, it’s a “celebration of the harvest.” In these times having food […]
Lest we forget what Labor Days is really about. (Most countries recognize Labor Day May 1.) Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to […]
It’s Peep Show Time again. The bunnies seem to be more popular than the chicks. It’s becoming a DC or more like a Washington Post thang that people from all over seem to want to peep in on.
Summer officially ends for the northern hempisphere September 22 at 10:49 EDT. Where are America’s Labor Day parades today. “As Goes Janesville,” a documentary by Brad Lichtenstein, follows the story of how the community of Janesville, Wisconsin recovers and reinvents itself after the loss of its century-old General Motors plant in 2008. The closing of […]