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What’s going on at the top of the U.S. Capitol?

If you've walked around Capitol Hill recently, you may have heard someone ask: “What are they doing to the big statue up there?” Turns out it’s just scheduled maintenance. The 14,985-pound statue, named Freedom, needs to be cleaned and polished every few years. Read full article >>
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By Contrast: The Art at Capitol Hill's Sound Transit Construction Site

United States / Seattle : Slog (4 years ago)

Here's the art going up on one of the walls of the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station construction site, in a couple of pictures I shot yesterday while walking by. (The artist names include Baso Fibonacci and someone named Zach, but I ... Read Post

Blog: No press freedom without Internet freedom

Industries / Media : Committee to Protect Journalists Blog (yesterday)

Four years ago, when CPJ launched its Internet Advocacy program, we were met with lots of encouragement, but also some skepticism. "Why do you need a program to defend the Internet?" one supporter asked. "You don't have a special pr... Read Post

What’s going on at the top of the U.S. Capitol?

Politics / US Politics : 2chambers (2 years ago)

If you've walked around Capitol Hill recently, you may have heard someone ask: “What are they doing to the big statue up there?” Turns out it’s just scheduled maintenance. The 14,985-pound statue, named Freedom, needs to be cleaned ... Read Post


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