Mr. Sanders won't condemn Hillary Rodham Clinton for raking in millions in speech fees and campaign donations. But he warns it could curb her effectiveness in challenging corporate interests on behalf of working Americans.
As he stood backstage at the concert hall in Tehran, Bob Belden and his band mates weren't sure what awaited them. No American musician had performed in Iran since the country's 1979 revolution.
Kevin Gover (Pawnee), Director, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian On this Memorial Day holiday, as we remember those who have given their lives in service to our country while protecting the freedoms and ideals we hold...Show More Summary
Originally posted at ilsr.org. Back in 2012, ILSR released a pair of reports on the solar Rooftop Revolution, noting that one-third of Americans would live in a metropolitan area where the cost of solar energy from their roof would be less than the cost of power from the utility by 2021. Show More Summary
Americans are overwhelmingly dissatisfied our country's political system, and it's starting to show.
Bob Belden, a jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and producer who was among the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he toured there earlier this year, died May 20 at a hospital in New York. He was 58.Read full article >>
Bill Haley & His Comets // Bob Haswell / Stringer On this day in 1954, Bill Haley & His Comets released "(We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock," a song that would change the sound of American music. It might not have been the first rock...Show More Summary
By the 1960s, the two most criticized art forms in America were modern art and television. Some critics called modern art mystifying junk, while others targeted TV as anything from trash to a threat to democracy. Revolution of the Eye:...Show More Summary
American international midfielder Michael Bradley scored an outstanding solo goal in the MLS on Saturday night to earn his side a share of the spoils against the New England Revolution. The Revs, playing on home soil, broke the deadlock...Show More Summary
Thomas Jefferson: [Williamsburgh May 16. 1777](http://www.masshist.org/publications/apde2/view?id=ADMS-06-05-02-0118): >Dear Sir >Matters in our part of the continent are too much in quiet to send you news from hence. Our battalionsShow More Summary
A sculpture that floats. Paintings that take a sculptural turn. Iconic imagery of the American West. Plus: a panel about black conceptualism, a show that touches on the Mexican Revolution, and lots of evil eye. Here’s what we have in our Datebook:
SHALE HAS FAILED IN EUROPE: Europe has watched the American shale revolution with envious eyes these last few years, and a number of countries—from the UK to Poland to Lithuania—have attempted to replicate U.S. success. But no one has been able to manage to put together the unique set of circumstances that have helped shale […]
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has no illusions about what it will take for his campaign - and the American people - to overcome the obscene amounts of money controlling our politics and country these days. He sees the effects...Show More Summary
“In France, and later in Russia, ballet had to reinvent itself alongside political revolution. In America, ballet was reinvented again, and American Ballet Theatre is a main character in the story of ballet in this country.”
A revolution against Obama is starting, at least that’s what Democrats want to show the American public. Too bad they’ve supported his policies all this time. But, Republicans came in and offered a package deal, which the Democrats agreed to.
The American Revolution will be serialized in Brian Wood and Andrea Mutti’s new Dark Horse limited series “Rebels.” Hero Complex […]
A new study by TD Bank shows that Americans are still fond of giving generously to the causes and organizations that help others, despite challenging economic times. 1,435 U.S. consumers were surveyed about their attitudes and behaviors towards charitable giving. All told, 82 percent of American consumers have contributed their time or money to support […]
Many of Philadelphia’s suburbs have been around since before the American Revolution, and some are even as old as Pennsylvania itself (indeed, the land on which some of these places sit was purchased directly from colony founder William Penn). Show More Summary
Forget the British Invasion of the 1960s or the synth-pop of the 1980s