Follow the Drinking Gourd: Call to a New Goodness

What I’d like to see take off is a movement for a new goodness, one that cherishes and preserves the most excellent moral ideals of the past while taking into consideration the deep lessons we humans have learned on our long, blundering journey toward the ideal of a just society. Continue reading Follow the Drinking Gourd: Call to a New Goodness

Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900

The Mindful Bard Wanda Waterman Volume 22 Issue 12 2014-03-21 Book: Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900 Editors: Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsén, Heather Bursheh, and David A. McDonald Publisher: Indiana University Press Reflecting and Shaping a National Identity Palestine’s struggle is, to some extent, the story of every nation. So rare is it to find a country or ethnic group with no memory of ever having been colonized . . . (Read the review here.) Continue reading Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900