Subversive Smiley Cracks Singapore’s Ridiculous Facade
Think of a symbol of resistance. What comes to mind? A Guy Fawkes mask, a raised fist, an anarchist circle-A? How about a smiley face?Read more
Will Autocracy Die or Thrive?
We're caught up in a pivotal moment. The American people await the president's concession. The country — along with the rest of the world — could be thrown in one of two directions.Read more
Biden Won. What's Next for the Left?
The greater of two evils has been ousted. That's reason enough to breathe a long-held sigh of relief. But for the next four years, America will be stuck with only the lesser of the tawdry two.Read more
Could he be the man who heals America?
Joe Biden. Could he be the man who heals America?Read more
The Monster Fox News Created
Turning on their maker, Trump supporters chanted "Fox News sucks" and "Shame on Fox" outside a vote-counting facility in Arizona.Read more
Our Planet Is Out of Options. Does Anyone Care?
The earth is getting measurably hotter, each year breaking records set the year before, while Arctic sea ice continues to thin. Wildfires are growing hotter, more frequent, more widespread and more deadly.Read more
So let's keep playing
Times like this, indeed. 2020 is a rupture year. Local markets are imploding, economies are in the brink of collapse. The spectacle of politics seems to offer no solution but only adds to the reigning chaos and uncertainty.Read more
What advice would you give younger creatives, especially those who have been active and engaged during this time?Read more
The Con He Rode In On
Amid the sensory swirl of the airplane hangar in Freeland, Michigan, the leader slow-walks toward us, fist pumping slowly, with that trademark ponderous tread of his (dating back at least to his boardroom entrances in The Apprentice)Read more
It May Get Worse.
The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals. Earth breaks September heat record, may reach warmest year.Wildfire smoke in U.S. exposes millions to hazardous pollution. Nearly half of the U.S. is in drought. It may get worse.Read more