I’m the guest on today’s edition of NPR’s The Indicator, the podcast associated with Planet Money. I’m talking about the past and future of American labor unions. Check it out!
This is the grave of Carl Kasell. Born in 1934 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Kasell was a young student interested in drama when he had a really good teacher in high school who encouraged him: Andy Gr
The UAW’s strike against General Motors continues with no end in sight. This has made me briefly relevant, so here are a few thoughts. First, something that has nothing to do with me. The great
I mentioned before NPR’s atrocious firing of Kim Kelly, their frequent contributor on heavy metal, for supporting anti-fascist work in her other writing, including online. Basically, she tweeted
I really, really hate NPR. I think it is almost uniformly terrible, at least the political coverage. If they held their political coverage up to the high standards of their cultural stories, I’d
This fucking country. NPR has been reading the Declaration of Independence on air in a tradition that dates back 29 years. And in fairness, the Declaration of Independence is a pretty anti-authoritari
The new UN Climate Report was damning, noting the near-certainly of catastrophic climate change that will affect everything on the planet. So of course NPR would report on it by interviewing the singl
Last night, after I finished my exam and my brain had oozed out of my ears and then been reconstituted, I listened to a recent “This American Life” that KMZ recommended. The hour-long show