Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

How Pharoah Sanders Brought Jazz to Its Spiritual Peak with His Impulse! Albums

November 1966 “With Ayler’s statement about jazz’s so-called ‘New Thing,’ the metaphor was cast. Of course John Coltrane – the giant of the tenor saxophone who brought Eastern thought to bear on his own music – was deemed the father. … Continue reading

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Cuban Missile Crisis

“The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning American ballistic missile deployment in … Continue reading

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The Theology of Consensus – L.A. Kauffman

Quakers Demonstrating Outside the White House “Consensus decision-making, a process in which groups come to agreement without voting, has been a central feature of direct action movements for nearly forty years, from the anti-nuclear movement of the 1970s to the … Continue reading

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