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Yes, we know you care. Yes, we know you “stand with” Black people. Your words are lovely. Now get away from the keyboard and start taking action.
"The Glorious Death of Comrade What's-His-Name" is based on a 1928 play, "The Suicide," by Nikolai Erdman, who was later exiled to Siberia.
The mayor of DC -- and all the battling political stakeholders of the city's cultural scene -- now have a chance to act like adults. The artists deserve it.
"What does it mean to be an 'American'?" Philip Roth had an idea -- one that runs through all our literature.
With the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) under right-wing attack, Mary Kathryn Nagle sounds the alarm.
Unending total agreement can hurt nonprofit arts groups. There are better ways to be a board.
If you are an artist and pro-choice, you have to confront a terrible and difficult question.
And if Trump won't comply with court orders, what then? Or refuse to leave office, what then?
Playwright Cori Thomas learned to see the San Quentin incarcerated as individuals, not as past crimes.
Is our collective conscience bothered before we accept the gift or after the public outcry?
We're not being alarmist. The signs are already there.
What we do about the one is related to what we do about the other.
The Arab-Israeli conflict rages on, making a TV version of John Le Carre's 1983 novel sadly relevant.
For US Ambassador to the UN, that is. Let's get more artists into the Foreign Service.