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Poetry Sunday: Anna Swir’s ‘The Same Inside’

Originally posted on Kristen Twardowski:
https://youtu.be/sDeAqN8EX2U Sometimes we find kinship in unexpected places. Poet Anna Swir’s poem “The Same Inside” captures the meeting of twin souls perfectly. Anna Swir (or Anna Świrszczyńska)(1909-1984) was a Polish poet who wrote about WWII, love, and the experience of women in post-war Europe. When Nazis occupied Poland, she joined the…

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Noam Chomsky: Why People Love To Talk About Sports

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
When I’m driving, I sometimes turn on the radio and I find very often that what I’m listening to is a discussion of sports. These are telephone conversations. People call in and have long and intricate discussions, and it’s plain that quite a high degree of thought and analysis is…