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August 12, 2015

Politics + Cats Equals One Hilarious Hashtag

Politics and cats – if you think there’s no connection, you haven’t seen Trump Your Cat….

January 11, 2017

Watch: President Barack Obama’s Farewell Address

…and reinvention means that the future should be ours. But that potential will be realized only if our democracy works. Only if our politics better reflects the decency of the…

June 25, 2017

A Red Diaper Baby Returns to Her Roots

…no longer marching, they loved to talk politics. I didn’t even want to discuss politics, much less get involved in it. My mother was dismayed, wanting to know who was…

April 26, 2016

Senior Activists Were at the Center of Recent Demonstrations

…of a group of activist elders who organized Elders Standing for Democracy Spring — part of the Democracy Spring demonstrations. The goal of their sit-in: drive money from politics and…

July 26, 2017

Seven Terrific Small Screen Movies

…extraordinarily powerful role in recent American politics. The film, which was written and directed by Dylan Bank, Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and released…

July 12, 2013

5 Professions That Say Yes to Older Workers

…in the painting world until her death in 2009 at 93. Spero was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2006, at 90. Politics With Congress’s approval…

February 1, 2016

Will the Real Candidates Please Stand Up?

…a pretty cool data download for a complete archive of political ads in certain primary states. Visit Political Ad Archive ChangePolitics.org What better way to find out where a candidate…

February 21, 2015

Longest-Serving Congressman Has Retired – But Not From Twitter

…the public, influencing future politics and taking cracks at it. After Romney announced he would not run for president in 2016, Dingell tweeted: Congratulations to Mitt Romney for finally saying…

February 8, 2013

Top 5 Dating Sites for Seniors

…mate’s education, faith, politics and other choices that you might find important. And this dating site can’t be beat on sheer volume: It boasts a membership of over 17 million,…

February 1 | 11:00am10:00pm

Faith and Empire

(Until July 15) Faith and Empire explores the intersection of politics, religion, and art in Tibetan Buddhism. Through more than 60 objects from the 8th to the 19th century, the…

September 30 | 10:00am6:00pm

The Voice of the Village

…photographer Fred W. McDarrah. A curious, knowledgeable, and indefatigable visual chronicler, McDarrah created an encyclopedic archive of culture and politics for the alternative newsweekly The Village Voice; from the Beats…

November 25 | 10:00am6:00pm

Last Chance: The Voice of the Village

…a Village Voice photographer, created an time capsule in his shot of situations and people deeply involved in culture, counterculture, and politics – from ’50’s beats to 60’s Stonewall to…

October 26, 2015

American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs

…who grew up in the era of ’90s identity politics — consciousness of race and gender and all this stuff — I would ask, What does it feel like to…

March 22, 2016

The fun of stilt-dancing in your 70s — and more from the week online

politics, Finnish perspective You can find treasures on YouTube. Here’s a Finnish news team’s tongue-in-cheek look at the US presidential race. (Via Funny or Die) Brain health Exercise and the…

August 11, 2013

Linky Sunday: The Internet Bus Arrives, Mayoral Candidate Uses the “G” Word, Blood Sugar and the Brain…

…his pre-debate spat with Republican mayoral candidate George MacDonald, during which Weiner called 69-year-old MacDonald “Grandpa.” AARP issued a statement: “A person’s age should not be a factor in politics,…