Category Archives: Capitalism Disappearing

Happiness an Issue in Pittsburgh

People leave Pittsburgh. They always have, although out here, in the Sunday Los Angeles Times, Andrew Bender tells us it’s a wonderful place: Nonstop canapés on gold-rimmed porcelain cocktail plates at diplomatic soirees. After a while, they get to be … Continue reading

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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me

Sometimes good days are hard to manage – you don’t know what to make of them. You’re suspicious. Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me – the famous novel by Richard Fariña – had a great title … Continue reading

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