Here are the Blogs in the Richard Kostelanetz category.
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Wednesday, 25 January 2017
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blog preview image by Richard Kostelanetz Having received from the National Endowment for the Arts the whopping sum of ten (yes, ten) individual grants between 1976 and 1991, I feel a certain obligation to give back, as we say. If we accept the principle that cultural funding should make happen what would not otherwise ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/25/2017 12:15 PM by Richard Kostelanetz
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Sunday, 27 November 2016
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blog preview image by Richard Kostelanetz Rarely is a photograph worth a thousand words, but one that knocked me out several years ago showed Fidel Castro, visibly aged, clutching a copy of a new book in English by none other than Alan Greenspan. Note that in his hands is AG, not Martha Stewart, Carl Woodward, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/27/2016 1:53 PM by Richard Kostelanetz
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Monday, 25 May 2015
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How this became such a hot issue mystifies straight me, given all the larger problems plaguing us. As I first read about it in a neo-conservatives’ magazine, I thought it might have been invented by them--that they exploited some obscure advocate into order to embarrass liberals and Democrats whom the ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/25/2015 4:58 AM by Richard Kostelanetz
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Saturday, 11 April 2015
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For a while now, I’ve been receiving their daily quintuple aggregates from many sources without thinking much about them. The most peculiar bits approvingly report protests within Israel or anti-Israel protests on behalf of Palestinians in Western Europe without noticing that such anti-government protests ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/11/2015 9:17 AM by Richard Kostelanetz
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