A Story of Opening Day

There is no better beginning to a week than watching a baseball game, and there is no better baseball game than Opening…

Doing It for the Kids

Gov. Gray Davis “steered public schooling in a decidedly pro-business direction yesterday” with his appointment of Donald Fisher, big daddy of The…

Freud, Zionism, and Vienna

This is a parable worth a few lines here, although it derives from a rather peculiar personal experience of mine which has…

Confessions of a Riot Tourist

It is early afternoon in downtown Seattle on November 30, 1999. Inside the Washington State Convention Center, capitalist investors and government bureaucrats at the World Trade Organization Ministerial are…

Deus Ex Machina

Despite the most beautiful of intentions I find myself a victim once more to idealized conceptions of time and space, the meaning…

Abe Osheroff Interview

A veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Abe Osheroff, 85, talks to AVA editor Bruce Anderson about fighting the fascists in Spain,…

Thou Lingering Star

Last week Ellen Hartwell of Fort Bragg asked: “How can a lively, cognizant, compassionate ‘older’ woman find a suitable lover/companion in this…

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