by D. M. Giangreco
While many features on Altamont’s 50th anniversary will focus on the violence, I’ll always remember what happened after the bleeding stopped: the chaos of broken promises and what the willing volunteers--- unsupported and unknown --- ultimately accomplished there.
by Jim Castagnera
"As I watch events unfolding in Washington today, I recall the river of candles flowing up Fifth Avenue fifty years ago. The more things change, the more they remain the same.”
SOURCE: Tom Dispatch
Professor Rebecca Gordon Pens Essay Revealing Her Abortion and Examines Ongoing History of Roe v. Wade
by Rebecca Gordon
"We’ve been going backwards on abortion access for decades. Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has denied abortion services to women who get their health care through the federal Medicaid program, or indeed to anyone whose health insurance is federally funded."
SOURCE: New Yorker
by Jill Lepore
My best friend left her laptop to me in her will. Twenty years later, I turned it on and began my inquest.
SOURCE: Times of Israel
by Edwin Black
One family's history and intergenerational story of survival and hope.
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