Picture courtesy of the White House by Glyn Lowe.
Understanding the conservative philosophy, and the fight over the NEA
From this Episode:
What does it mean to be conservative?
Donald Trump’s budget blueprint and the Obamacare replacement have revealed deep divisions among Republicans. What is the party’s philosophy now? And what does it mean to be...
Would eliminating the NEA significantly damage the arts?
Donald Trump wants to get rid of the National Endowment for the Arts. It’s long been a Republican target, and yet it’s survived for more more than a half century. Has it...
The beauty and tragedy of the Caribbean, as captured by poet Derek Walcott
Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott died this morning at his home in St. Lucia, at age 87. He was one of the Caribbean’s leading voices in poetry and drama. He also...
21 years later, the 'Trainspotting' guys are back
Our critics review the live-action reboot of “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson; “T2 Trainspotting,” with Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller; and the new Terrence...