Category: politics

Rejection of the Election

Most Americans vote in elections and the majority have heard about the crazy electoral college system but very few truly understand how it works. This includes me until I watched this video by “Adam Ruins Everything” which covered our whole voting system. It has been very…

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For Neda

I was profoundly moved by a documentary called “FOR NEDA” which was a tribute to the woman that was killed during the Iranian protests in 2009. She immediately became a symbol for the incredible uprising in Iran. I remember when it happened and being captivated by…

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Tiananmen Square 2010

The whole Google in China situation made me think of what happened 20 years ago in tiananmen square. Only this time it’s in the digital age online. I took the famous photo of the lone man vs the tanks and replaced him with Google’s Android logo.

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James Baldwin

I’ve always loved going to public libraries and getting lost in the stacks which usually meant somewhere deep in the bowels of a library where their oldest books were kept. My favorite section was the biography area. I loved learning about brilliant people from our past.…

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Presidential History

Here’s a new collage of presidents including a new face, Barrack Obama. This is an important achievement in many respects, especially for children so grow up seeing this map of Presidents at school and even at home on things like place maps. This result gives credence…

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Dreams and Nightmares

So Obama has become our first African American President. While many Americans are still upset about this result, not because of his skin color but because of his politics, every one of us needs to realize that we’re all in this together. A house divided cannot…

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Change

In honor of the big change that will take place tomorrow on Election Day 2008, here are a bunch of songs about Change or with the word Change in the title. I’ll add more with time so check back from time to time.

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JOEBama!

Obama made his selection! Joe Biden it is! Wished it would’ve been Hillary but oh well. Here’s Joe addressing their supporters..aka the Obama-nation…for the first time! Obviously he was excited. It reminded me of someone but I can’t quite put my finger on it. Hmmm.. 😉…

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