Running Down The Road Again: A Conversation With Arlo Guthrie, Plus Chatting With Country Newcomer Michael Tyler
A Conversation with Arlo Guthrie Mike Ragogna: Arlo, Alice’s Restaurant’s 50th Anniversary tour is dovetailing into your
Time will tell. In the meantime, Trump had better rethink his drink before taking on California. He will not prevail in a
Judy Collins ended her set at the Café Carlyle yesterday with Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne," a bittersweet homage to the Canadian
He hosted the show for more than 70 years, the longest single-host radio program in history. That put him in the Guinness
If Woody Guthrie, America's most revered troubadour for social justice, was still alive he would no doubt be celebrating his 104th birthday today by writing songs about Donald Trump's attacks on immigrants, Muslims, the physically handicapped, and other groups and about the growing Black Lives Matter movement against police racism.
"I suppose Old Man Trump knows just how much Racial Hate he stirred up."
Despite the conventional wisdom that patriotism means "my country -- right or wrong" and is best displayed by blind flag-waving, to many Americans patriotism means loyalty to a set of principles, and thus requires dissent and criticism when those in power violate those standards.
We need an American identity built on a foundation of that shared history--not a whitewashed version of it, but one that can, as President Obama declared in Selma, "look upon our imperfections and decide that it is in our power to remake this nation to more closely align with our highest ideals."
Most Americans are unaware that much of our patriotic culture -- including many of the leading symbols and songs -- was created by people with decidedly progressive sympathies. Progressives understand that people can disagree with their government and still love their country and its ideals.
Guests who tour the Center often ask for more information about Huntington's Disease. Many struggle to find a comparable degenerative disorder to associate with Huntington's, but we encourage them to think of each disease as its own dreadful condition.