Submitted by robert shetterly on 14 April 2014 - 11:20am
In the early 1970s when I was teaching myself how to draw and hoping, in the process, to develop an artful voice, I was also reading the great anthropologist, philosopher, poet, paleontologist, and writer Loren Eiseley.
Submitted by robert shetterly on 25 September 2013 - 12:10pm
The entire function of art -- at whatever level of ability -- is to enable a person to discover a personal voice, an idiosyncratic way of seeing, thinking, feeling, reacting, being that could only come from you.
Submitted by robert shetterly on 19 September 2013 - 12:32pm
It is the mission of Americans Who Tell the Truth to encourage all of us to discover true stories, stories that help us engage in the life and health of our communities, stories that align our ideals with our actions.
David Swanson takes apart the public rationale for war with Syria: "The debate over chemical weapons, itself, is framed by the lie that a law against chemical weapons can be enforced by one nation attacking another."
Submitted by Connie Carter on 17 September 2013 - 1:50pm
The individual has a responsibility to think of and care about community. This is no small task and it belongs to all of us – parents, teachers, community members. How will you make this idea come alive in your life?
In an interview with Common Dreams, Robert Shetterly says that he began painting the portrait of Edward Snowden almost immediately after seeing the first interview Snowden gave to journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras.