TT the Artist: Diversity Matters

You’ve probably heard that not a single person of color was nominated for an Academy Award this year. TT the Artist talks about her difficulty connecting with the film industry and how a lack of diversity hurts us all.

Heretic to Housewife

Photo via Stoop Storytelling. “Please tell my story,” was the refrain my mother, Judith, repeated to me frequently in her last several years. Her health was in long, slow decline;…

The New Robber Barons

Carnegie, Rockefeller, Gates, Ellison: philanthropic robber barons of their times. It takes a certain kind of chutzpah, selfishness, ambition (as well as race and gender) to be considered among the…

The New Gilded Age

“In the 1980s capitalism triumphed over communism. In the 1990s it triumphed over democracy and the market economy.” – David Korten, “The Post Corporate World: Life After Capitalism” An era…