Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: climate change

Screen Grabs: When punk made racism uncool again

White Riot documents Rock Against Racism. Plus: I Wake Up Streaming, Trial of the Chicago 7, The Wall of Mexico, more

Harris plays to the center; Pence plays to the base

It's sad that the Democratic Party feels it has to defend fracking and hide from the Green New Deal.

Gavin Newsom’s climate hypocrisy

Sure, electric cars are great -- but what about ending oil and gas extraction (including fracking) in California?

The most important political story of 2020 that nearly every campaign is ignoring

The very rich stole $50 trillion from the rest of us in the past 45 years. Why aren't we all outraged?

New Music: Big Joanie, Eki Shola, Osees, Clipping., more deliver fall-ready tunes

August may be fading into fall, but the music in 2020 keeps on a-coming. Here are some joints resonating with us. PSA: STOP MURDERING BLACK PEOPLE. WE JUST WANT TO LIVE. Buscrates,...

Screen Grabs: Docfest brings pop-punk, word nerds, Pac-Man, Sleeze Lake, more

With no end in sight yet for a public health crisis that (thanks to the inimitable bungling of Dear Leader) only other countries are successfully moving past, many arts...

Rob Eshelman-HĂ„kansson, journalist and activist, dies at 47

Rob  Eshelman-HĂ„kansson, a fearless journalist, former legislative aide to Matt Gonzalez, and organizer with the Housing Rights Committee, died July 15, 2020. He was 47 years old. It’s hard to...

Deerhoof’s ‘Future Teenage Cave Artists’ scrawls a calamitous fairy tale

Deerhoof’s new album is about the end of the world. Climate change is irreversible, infrastructure has collapsed, death is dealt out undiscerningly, and a small band of hopeful youth...

A laser, a dog, and grape gum lead to feminist superpower in ‘Equality Girls’

Aya de LeĂłn, author and lecturer in the African American Studies department at UC Berkeley, reads a lot of books to her 10-year-old daughter. Even in ones she liked,...

All hail Jacki Weaver, Pride’s hilarious, touching ‘Stage Mother’

When Jacki Weaver was asked to star in director Thom Fitzgerald’s latest film, Stage Mother, the Academy Award-nominated Animal Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook actress didn’t hesitate for a...