~ just released: Tom Waits’ rendition of “Bella Ciao” a song about the French Resistance, a WWII Italian anti-fascist song ~

Resistance is in the air these days.  It is real.  It is on the ground.  It is indivisible.  Tom Waits’ newly released cover of the Italian anti-fascist anthem “Bella Ciao”, his first new song in 2 years, is the first release on Marc Ribot’s Songs of Resistance: 1942-2018. Take a listen …… Read More ~ just released: Tom Waits’ rendition of “Bella Ciao” a song about the French Resistance, a WWII Italian anti-fascist song ~

Bookstop “Without Dignity our Lives are only Blinks of Duration”

  Love reading on a broad range of topics but especially the humanities, history, law and justice and ethics and morality. Not long ago I read one of Dworkin’s best books, Justice for Hedgehogs, a book about society as a place of rules and morals. It’s real message is that moral principle is the foundation of… Read More Bookstop “Without Dignity our Lives are only Blinks of Duration”

Puppetry: ‘The Trial’ or The Woeful Story of Joseph K. or Man’s Inhumanity to Man by Marionettes

What is this you ask? Plain old puppet theatre is what it is.  Marionettes doing serious stuff. How tricky can that be? Review from Montreal Gazette Finally, just room to mention another representation of man’s inhumanity to man, again involving puppetry. Kafka’s Le procès (The Trial), as presented by Slovenia’s Théâtre de Marionnettes de Maribor, takes place inside… Read More Puppetry: ‘The Trial’ or The Woeful Story of Joseph K. or Man’s Inhumanity to Man by Marionettes

Historical Posters: Trial of Conspirators for Peace at the Old Bailey

  Ever since I can remember, I’ve been interested in political art, graphic art, especially protest art that’s law & justice related which, of coruse, most of it is. Could be advertising or promotional posters, campaign broadsheets, murals, street art, stickers, pamphlets, fliers & so forth. Came across these few art works created for the… Read More Historical Posters: Trial of Conspirators for Peace at the Old Bailey