Rethink, reclaim The Commons

by Bruce Mason • Much is now being written on the Commons, including two new books outlined below from New Society Publishers, which prides itself … Read more

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Ford Nation

Political thriller and psychological study READ IT by Bruce Mason   • For many months, I tried in vain to avoid the mere mention of … Read more

Goosebumps & memories

The Soweto Gospel Choir MUSIC RISING Bruce Mason • When the Soweto Gospel Choir received its first Grammy in 2007, it took the coveted award … Read more

Pete Seeger

“live” and living on by Bruce Mason • a hammer of justice a cry for freedom a song about love I had the great pleasure … Read more

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A post-Fukushima masterpiece

READ IT by Bruce Mason • “On March 11, 2011, the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown drew a line that divided time,” says writer, … Read more

The Beatles in America

The Beatles

50 years after a “first night” of love by Bruce Mason Photo: In 1964, Newsweek got it unequivocally wrong: “The odds are they will fade … Read more

The Salmon Recipes

A delicious way to stop oil tankers READ IT by Bruce Mason • To pick up this book is to hold sheer beauty and power … Read more