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Cuban Music and the Cultural War

By Peter Maiden During the Cold War, culture was weaponized. The Bolshoi Ballet built legitimacy for the Soviet Union. The CIA countered by covertly running supposedly independent magazines and [...] Continue Reading

Protest for Breonna Taylor in Fresno

By Peter Maiden Alluvial Avenue in front of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno was the site of protests every Friday in June in honor of George Floyd, a Black man who was murdered by [...] Continue Reading

I Am a Book

A Free Verse Poem by Richard Iyall I am peace. I am love. I am the light from high above. I am the light that shines within. I am the spark that makes you grin. I am a book upon on a [...] Continue Reading