Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Magnitsky Act – Behind the Scenes

Vimeo is the only way to watch The Magnitsky Act   Most Europeans don’t know what the Magnitsky Act is. Most Americans believe Obama was right to impose sanctions on Russia based on it. Turns out Obama was manipulated by … Continue reading

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We Live in a Nuthouse

  Brilliant piece in Hyperallergic.  Click here for this Studs Terkel/Zero Mostel interview posted by Karen Schiff.

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  So how would you translate “Dommage”? The town is closed, remorselessly. Only the tourists arrive. Erroneously migrating birds Landing on a mirage, They go to roost among gargoyles Because the quays refuse To open up their mouldering lids For … Continue reading

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  Lord, preserve the hem Above the knee. Who’ll ignore their backs? All backs perhaps   That won’t look back At us. Anonymous, Reminding us Youth power easily   Subdues strength, defeats The will, not only With its merest glance; … Continue reading

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Roeg Elements: innovation and risk

Nicolas Roeg, by Michael Clark, National Portrait Gallery   Very pleased that my new piece for Nicolas Roeg on his 90th Birthday is here – “Roeg Elements” Published by the Fortnightly Review. Celebrating younger poets – including Emma Hammond, Natacha … Continue reading

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