Music Break!: The incredible Gregory Porter


I can not live on politics alone. There is also music. Particularly R&B and jazz. I was watching some Jill Scott (again) on YouTube which put me in the neighborhood of Gregory Porter videos and that was it. I. Am. Hooked. If you’re short on time watch for only 4 minutes.   If you like more »

Walker played liberal Mellencamp’s “Little Pink Houses” and he got called on it

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So perhaps you’ve heard that Scott Walker’s campaign played John Mellencamp’s song “Pink Houses” Tuesday this week and Mellencamp let Walker know how ridiculous that was.  His publicist sent an email to Associated Press about it. From AP: “Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and more »

Global Climate Convergence: 16 events Earth Day to May Day – Madison, Wisconsin

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Have you already heard about the Global Climate Convergence? From the G.C.C. web site, “The Convergence is an education and direct action campaign that begins this spring, with “10 days to change course,” running from Earth Day to May Day. It provides coordinated action to multiply, amplify and build synergy across grassroots justice movements.” You can click more »