Snowden’s NSA “disclosures have fuelled debates over mass surveillance, government secrecy, and the balance between national security and information privacy.” Perhaps they will lead to policy reform and more government oversight as though some actual democratic process had begun. Has a democratic process begun? Is there a lesser democratic evil?
Category Archives: Poetry
“Lord Mayor of the City of London Roger Gifford was in Jakarta on Oct. 10, 2013, hoping to build ties with the capital.
When asked about his views on Indonesia’s economy and economic policies, Gifford praised moves by Indonesian authorities — especially the policies aimed at avoiding “bubbles” in the country.”
What’s the big deal?
Come in to my “practice” and say ahh…
McGee developed as a graffiti artist, often under the tag name “Twist.” Deploying a visual vocabulary that borrows elements from graffiti, comics, hobo art, sign painting, and other sources, McGee’s imagery simultaneously celebrates and critiques his diverse Mission District neighborhood.
Rebecca Belmore, Ayumee-aawach Oomama-mowan: Speaking to Their Mother 1991–96/2008 Courtesy Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre / photo Sarah Ciurysek (Image 1/24)
“”The first female First Nations artist to represent Canada at the Venice Biennale, a sound artist and composer who has turned public spaces into instruments, and a member of the groundbreaking Automatiste abstract-painting movement are among the recipients of $25,000 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts this year.””