President Obama

Paul Masterson examines President Trump’s first actions as president—including stripping the White House website of several important pages—and looks ahead at the potentials for 2017. more

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Earth Talk

Dear EarthTalk: What is the National Food Policy that environmentalists and foodies areasking President Obama to enact by executive order and how would it affectAmerican diets?-Justin Brockway, Los Angeles, CAA November 2014 op-ed piecein The.. more

Mar 23, 2015 8:20 PM News Features 1 Comments

Last fall I received an earful from Wave Chapelle’s manager after I posted a lukewarm write-up of his Only The Beginning mixtape. And then a few more earfuls after that. The gist of the manager’s complaints was that by criticizing Chapelle I was e.. more

Feb 12, 2015 5:30 PM On Music

Earlier this month the Bend, Oregon brewery Deschutes landed its beers in Wisconsin for the first time. Coincidentally just one week prior, Bay View's much-anticipated restaurant Goodkind opened its doors for the first time unveiling its European-.. more

Jul 17, 2014 6:50 PM Eat/Drink

As the Obama years unfold, observers who lived through the Clinton era sometimes have the eerie feeling... more

Jul 23, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments

When George W. Bush made his first public appearance in many months to discuss economic policy... more

Apr 16, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

As America lurches toward new and unfamiliar status as a nation that defaults on its debts, commentators around the world are wondering how the democratic government that was once the most admired in the world... more

Jul 25, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Mention the names Mozart, Beethoven, Bach or Brahms to even non-classical music fans and they will almost assuredly ring a bell. But say K%uFFFDchel, Hoboken, Longo or Deutsch and you’ll get a blank stare. Even classical listeners might hav... more

Jun 29, 2010 12:00 AM Classical Music 1 Comments

Torture is no longer a pressing concern for the American public, if it ever was. The country's attention has understandably turned to lost jobs, costly health care and spilled oil. Most Americans probably agree with President Obama that rat... more

Jun 14, 2010 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

If there is any subject that enrages those who now call themselves conservatives, it is federal spending—and especially the stimulus program enacted by the Democratic administration and Congress last year. The government can do nothing righ... more

Apr 12, 2010 12:00 AM News Features

In Pride andPrejudice's famous opening sentence, Jane Austen supplies the major motif for Pride and ,Theater more

Mar 10, 2009 12:00 AM Theater 5 Comments