- Sep 15, 2022
Today's score: bad news-9. Good news-1.
Patagonia's founder gave the business and its profits to fight climate change.
- Jun 3, 2022
Weapons of choice
Now Ruth is gone and ruthlessness remains. How will we fight for our right to an abortion?
- May 22, 2022
“If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world– behind China and the US.” Motivated by...
- Apr 22, 2022
The Chemistry Experiment
“The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahumanarchitecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.”...
- Aug 10, 2021
Conversation: J. Robert Oppenheimer and Setsuko Thurlow
A “conversation”: J. Robert Oppenheimer's report on nuclear effects and Setsuko Thurlow’s Nobel Peace Prize speech on abolishing nukes
- Mar 19, 2021
March 11, 2011: Fukushima nuclear plant systems detected an earthquake. The reactors automatically shut down and emergency diesel...
- Nov 29, 2020
I read the news today, oh boy
2020 reminds me of the extended, dissonant orchestral ascent of Lennon/McCartney’s A Day in the Life.
- Aug 6, 2020
Black Rain 2020
Memorializing the words of Taeko Teramae, age 15 when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. She was 0.5 km from the hypocenter.
- Jul 1, 2020
Finding your voice
"I’ve seen the world tell us with wars and real estate developments and bad politics and odd court decisions that our lives don’t matte
- Nov 22, 2019
Seed corn must not be ground
Käthe Kollowitz used her fierce talent to tell the truth about the moral tragedies of her time and place—about the terrible price we pay for