The Rijksmuseum museum in Amsterdam had an idea: Let's bring the art to the people

Yes, the video is corporate sponsored by ING bank but the idea is novel. The Rijksmuseum museum in Amsterdam had an idea:  Let’s bring the art to the people and then, hopefully, they will come to see more. They took a Rembrandt painting from 1642, Guards of the Night, and brought it to life. They […]

PuppetGov video: We are the ones we’ve been waiting for

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s We are the ones we’ve been waiting for video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war […]

PuppetGov powerful video: Why resistance is essential

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s Why resistance is essential video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war (and an analogy if […]

PuppetGov video: How you ended the war: before war on Iran

video here. The artistic power of PuppetGov‘s video communicates to a different part of us than academic facts, no matter how professionally communicated. Let this art touch, inspire, and move your actions. Resources: US overthrew Iran’s democracy 1953-1979, helped Iraq invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war (and an analogy if the US were the victim of empire) What […]

Every child left behind: New studies show that the disappearance of art, music and even recess is having a devastating effect on kids as we prepare them as widgets

From Larry Miller’s blog http://millermps.wordpress.com/2011/09/25/school-its-way-more-boring-than-when-you-were-there/ School: It’s way more boring than when you were there Filed under: Education Policy — millerlf @ 8:55 pm Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 By Daniel Denvir Salon.com Forty-nine million or so American children have returned to public school classrooms that are, according to many critics, ever more boring. Preparation for increasingly […]

Are Israeli art students spying in Utah?

 Is there door-to-door spying by Israelis in Utah?  Some very strange activities are occurring in America.  Take the latest activity that came across my radar this morning.  Perhaps you have heard about it, but most likely you have not. In a recent article by Brent Hunsaker for ABC4, online, we find that: “Sales people working […]

Holding the bosses accountable: critical thinking and democracy as Detroit working families confront Robert Bobb

Holding the bosses accountable: What follows below is a question and answer period with Robert Bobb, the Eli Broad graduate who is running or ‘ruining’ Detroit schools. Take a look at what happens when truth speaks to power!

What I Believe

As a new guest blogger, I thought it might be helpful to provide a brief background on myself before I start writing pieces that are more substantial. Jacqueline Kaltz, a Humanities, Pre-Law student at Michigan State will be joining me from time to time. I thought it might best to start with some of my […]