New smells, old smells

May 4, 2012 5:12 pm Leave your thoughts

In the 60's I assigned myself the meditation of walking extremely slowly down 14th Street, Greenwich Village's northern border, to Union Square, allowing my senses to notice acrid smells, loud sounds, crowded store windows - but not letting my mind grab for any of it, says Jean Claude van Itallie.

Empire of Capital

May 1, 2012 7:52 am Leave your thoughts

A one-sided justice sees weaker states punished as rich nations and giant corporations project their power across the world, says George Monbiot.