Marty Kassowitz

Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg — Confronting Our National Covid Loss Through Art

Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg — Confronting Our National Covid Loss Through Art

Last year, artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg created an outdoor installation in Washington comprised of more than 267,000 white flags—one for every person in the United States who had died from COVID-19. This year, she has returned and expanded her work. Now, there are some 650,000 flags placed on the National Mall.

Landslide: Trumpublicans Lose Bigly in the California Recall

Landslide: Trumpublicans Lose Bigly in the California Recall

Yesterday’s massive loss by California recall supporters should bring a huge sigh of relief from those who feared the worst. The prospects of Larry Elder being elected governor by a tiny minority of the California electorate were nothing short of grim.

Overcoming Our Differences—With or Without a Heineken

Overcoming Our Differences—With or Without a Heineken

In 2017, Heineken put considerable time and expense into creating a video which while it is a commercial, pointed out the solution that the purveyors of hate seriously dislike: open and direct communication.

For Joe Manchin, Corruption and Greed Are a Family Affair

For Joe Manchin, Corruption and Greed Are a Family Affair

Joe Manchin’s opposition to the environmental aspects of the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill has some connection to the fact that he is heavily invested in coal and a considerable portion of his personal wealth is based on it.

Infrastructure and the Economy: The Long and Short View

Infrastructure and the Economy: The Long and Short View

Today marks the passage of a $3.5 trillion dollar budget blueprint through the House The massive bill has something for everyone in a massive investment in the physical and human infrastructure of the country. No Republicans voted for this bill.

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