U.S. Department of Agriculture bans words related to climate change.
The Oath of the Horatii, by Jacques-Louis David, 1784. Louvre, Paris, France.
Volume VII, Number 2 | spring 2014
In 1987 Nike paid both Capitol Records and Michael Jackson, owner of the publication rights to much of the Beatles’ catalog, a licensing fee of $500,000 to use “Revolution” in an advertisement. Lawyers for the Beatles filed a $15-million lawsuit, stating that the band didn’t “endorse or peddle sneakers or pantyhose.” The case was settled out of court.
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny, they have only shifted it to another shoulder.- George Bernard Shaw, 1903
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#11 John Strausbaugh
Lewis H. Lapham talks with John Strausbaugh, author of City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War. More