Friday, January 20, 2012

Arab-American author Naomi Shihab Nye appears in Ann Arbor

Posted By on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Naomi Shihab Nye is no stranger to travel. Raised in St. Louis, Jerusalem and San Antonio by her Palestinian father and American mother, Nye makes regular trips to the Middle East and has crisscrossed the United States visiting the homes of such famous writers as Emily Dickinson and...

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Goin' hungry at MT

Posted By on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 12:30 PM

To be sure, the crap economy kills boundaries, human or otherwise. And it's easy to "hate everyone on an empty stomach." Proof? Here's an email sent in-house here at MT headquarters today: to staff I left a wonderful roast beef sandwich in the refrigerator last night from Honeybee la Colmena....

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Monday, January 16, 2012

Corporate personhood: Hightower, Colbert and MLK

Posted By on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Progressive columnist Jim Hightower gave us a cover story back in November that we billed as Up against the corporations: Here's how real people can fight back. Now Hightower is advancing the case of human people vs. corporation people alongside The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, Ben and Jerry and...

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