22. 10. 2014

Portrait of the Notorious R.B.G.

  Kudos to Politico reporter Lucy McCalmont (@LucyConstance) for securing a great interview with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The interview, recorded to video and available here, was sparked by Ginsburg’s love...

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17. 10. 2014

Fury: Brad Pitt, politicos meet in DC

From the Sony press release of the night’s red carpet arrivals of Brad Pitt and others at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the...

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24. 09. 2014

War. Recycled.

Holding a sign recycled and updated from protests over past military action in Iraq, protesters from National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance lay down on the sidewalk and block an entrance gate to the...

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17. 09. 2014

ISIL hearing with Hagel, Dempsey

Hearings are underway over the potential U.S. reaction to ISIL within the Arabian Peninsula. Yesterday, Defense Secretary Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dempsey tackled a barrage of questions...

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11. 08. 2014

America’s waning interest in county fairs

In a rural Pennsylvania county with more cattle than people, there were more bunnies than cows on show at the Fulton County Fair in McConnellsburg on Monday. A reflection, organizers say, of a...

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05. 08. 2014

Massive rally for Palestine, Gaza in DC

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C. August 2, 2014 in opposition to the ongoing military operation in Gaza. Organizers had anticipated about 10,000 total participants, but as...

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01. 08. 2014

Citizenship on her 100th birthday

Meet Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes, a Germantown, Md. resident, originally from Nicaragua, who became an American citizen on her 100th birthday during a naturalization ceremony at the Baltimore district office of U.S. Citizenship...

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14. 07. 2014

FERC protesters insist on arrest

These days it appears that it is police officers resisting to make arrests. But, after about two hours sitting on hot pavement, protesters finally got what they wanted – to be arrested. Billed...

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02. 07. 2014

Is Atlantic City the next Detroit?

A man sleeps in the shadow of an elephant, an imperial icon of the Trump Taj Mahal and an Atlantic City casino that is showing its age. Inaugurated in 1990, the casino today...

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29. 06. 2014

Smithsonian 2014 Folklife festival

Illuminating the culture heritage of China and Kenya, the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an annual tradition during the July Fourth holiday in Washington. Food, song, demonstrations and plenty of handson activities for...

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