The Story of Stuff — exposing the real costs of our use-it and lose-it approach to stuff.

The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns, with a special focus on the United States. All the stuff in our lives, beginning from the extraction of the resources to make it, through its production, sale, use and disposal, affects communities at home and …

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If it’s not racism then what is it?

Jerry Falwell said America had 9/11 coming because we tolerated gays, feminists and liberals. It was our fault. Our chickens had come home to roost, if you will. John McCain proudly received his support and even spoke at his university’s commencement. Reverend John Hagee has called the Catholic Church the “Great Whore.” He has said …

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The Cure at Troy

Alec and I saw some more great theater last week when we were up in Seattle. He wrote: The Seattle Repertory Theatre’s performance of “The Cure at Troy” is absolutely amazing. It is a retelling of an ancient and little known Greek play by Sophocles written by Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney and directed by …

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