~ 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 ~

‘I Dissent’! says Octogenerian, the Notorious R.B.G. (a riff on rapper Notorious B.I.G.)

    Few people do not know of the feminist and legal pioneer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the US Supreme Court.  Yes, she’s a Supreme Court Justice, a glass-ceiling-breaker, and an 82-year-old Jewish grandma. She’s also a meme. The notorious RBG is the subject of at least three recently released books: I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her… Read More ‘I Dissent’! says Octogenerian, the Notorious R.B.G. (a riff on rapper Notorious B.I.G.)