Reflections on James Baldwin Now

Two contrasting films of the inspiring author James Baldwin were screened at the Brecht forum in the West Village, NYC last night with curator Matt Peterson of Red Channels. One, a South Florida TV interview of Baldwin by a TV personality and history professor with a small live audience, was focused on his political views. … Continue reading Reflections on James Baldwin Now

Freedoms and Restrictions

One of my science fiction stories in progress centers on global loss of internet and cell phone access after atmospheric changes. How would we communicate with one another? What news would we hear? Who would we believe? I hadn't thought of it as a tool for repression until now, following the revolution in Egypt. I … Continue reading Freedoms and Restrictions