Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

The music video is not dead

An incendiary piece of video art, more like a short film–of raids, profiling and state terrorism–done by director Romain Gravas, for a new M.I.A. joint, “Born Free.” It was initially posted on Youtube yesterday, but taken down for “the violent and sexual images.” On Vimeo, not a mass video viewing site, it has had over

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Apartheid in Arizona

What’s up with John McCain’s home state? The state legislature has just passed an immigration law that basically targets the state’s Latino population for random stops and demands of their ID’s. As my man, Siddhartha Mitter, remarked...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

John McCain ‘prints his soul on Zimbabwe Dollars’

Jon Stewart, on last night’s “The Daily Show,” unpacks the maverick politics of John McCain, who is engaged in a tough re-election bid against a Tea Party candidate in Arizona and has been flip-flopping on...