Sacred Disorder | Cliff Bostock’s blog – ‘Finally, I came to regard as sacred the disorder of my mind’ (Rimbaud)
This is what Federico Garcia Lorca wrote while living in New York City during 1929 and ’30,when the stock market crashed. It sounds awfully familiar. “The terrible, cold, cruel part is Wall Street. Rivers of gold flow there from all over the earth, and death comes with it. There, as nowhere else, you feel a [...]
I was driving home today and came upon this strange tableau on Bell Street, near Grady Memorial Hospital. Bell Street used to be home to a public housing project that has been razed to make way for yet another mixed-use development. This scene, which is larger than the picture denotes, is next to the bridge [...]
If you’re not following Paul Krugman’s column and blog, you should be. We can hope his assessment of the Geithner Plan is faulty, but I’m not betting on it.
I read a good bit about how out of touch the political, corporate and pundit classes are, and I always tend to take it with a grain of salt. Glenn Greenwald often borders on shrill in his rants about this. Then I read something like David Brooks’ latest column and I feel beyond flabbergasted. Here’s [...]