Monthly Archives: June 2011

Revisiting Hearts and Minds

A few months ago, when New York’s Museum of Modern Art film series featured Peter Davis’s seminal Viet Nam war documentary Hearts and Minds (1974), we were inspired to look for contemporary reviews. Penelope Gilliatt’s column in The New Yorker … Continue reading

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Poetry of Provocation and Witness from Split This Rock: Poem # 4

NORMAL  for Shara McCallum   walk long enough with a pebble in your shoe and walking with a pebble becomes normal   you no longer notice the discomfort             the limp is just another thing to live with pain just another fact … Continue reading

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If I Had a Trillion Dollars

10YAC is proud to present “If I Had a Trillion Dollars”, a  youth video project sponsored by American Friends Service Committee and National Priorities Project. Last year’s participants were asked to create videos responding to the rising costs of war, which by May 30th, … Continue reading

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Poetry of Provocation and Witness from Split This Rock: Poem # 3

For the Fifty (Who Formed PEACE With Their Bodies) In the green beginning, in the morning mist, they emerge from their chrysalis of clothes: peel off purses & cells, slacks & Gap sweats, turtle- necks & tanks, Tommy’s & Salvation … Continue reading

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The (not so) Funny Pages

A note from David Sipress: “This cartoon popped into my head after we started bombing in Libya. I already was feeling completely fed up and overwhelmed by two useless, terrible wars, and the news from Libya seemed to push things … Continue reading

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Poetry of Provocation and Witness from Split This Rock: Poem #2

The Day Obama Decided The day Obama decided enough was enough and turned off his TV and slept well for the first time since 2007, and Nancy Pelosi decided enough was enough on a weekend in Vermont, when she threw … Continue reading

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Meditations on war, peace, women, and power: Suheir Hammad

Suheir Hammad,  poet, author and political activist, performs two spoken word pieces: “What I Will” and “break (clustered)”. TEDwomen, December 2010.

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