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Joe Biden and Dorothea Lange: Politics and Art Revealed!

Stephen F. Eisenman CounterPunch
The work of the new year must be to keep the orange fascist out of the White House. But there must a concomitant effort to inform, organize and persuade political leaders and the masses to address the national and planetary crisis.

Tidbits – Nov. 2, 2023 – Reader Comments: Israel-Gaza War – Ceasefire, Stop the Bombing, Free the Hostages; Stop Ethnic Cleansing; Staggering Oil Profits; Bela Lugosi; Artists Call for Ceasefire Now; Workers Unite Film Festival

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Reader Comments: Israel-Gaza War - Ceasefire, Stop the Bombing, Free the Hostages; Stop Ethnic Cleansing; Never Again. For Anyone; New House Speaker; Staggering Oil Profits; Bela Lugosi; Artists Call for Ceasefire Now; Workers Unite Film Festival

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Art’s Social Forms

Josefine Wikström Radical Philosophy
Reviewer Wikström examines this well-known cultural critic's massive, ambitious, yet flawed study of post World War II U.S. culture and its influence.

When My Song “Rich People” Went Viral, It Didn’t Make Me Rich

Carsie Blanton The Nation
If making a fortune is your goal, a career in music will take you a long way—in the wrong direction. Working in the music industry today is attempting to thrive in a hostile environment. Only the very lucky, well-connected, or well-funded survive.

Thousands of Russian Artists Denounce Invasion in Open Letter

Elaine Velie Hyperallergic
More than 17,000 artists and cultural workers sounded the message: “No to War!”..."it is important to say that further escalation of the war will result in irreversible consequences for workers in culture and the arts.”
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