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Questlove: bagels with Amy Winehouse, fish and chips with the Roots

The drummer and frontman on food and music, his friendship with Anthony Bourdain and much, much more What we know as southern soul food, which was primarily survival food for a lot of black people in the US, has now become pricey. If you go to Sylvia’s in Harlem, the chances are it will be […]

‘We Syrians are being used as political tools… yet again’

Despite last week’s US-brokered truce, fighting continues on the Turkish-Syrian border It’s an unusually hot autumn in the plains of southern Turkey, where in some places nothing but wire fencing is all that separates this country from the chaos that has engulfed Syria over the last eight years. Cotton, pistachio and olive trees grow on […]

Textile art inspired by vintage photographs of African Americans – in pictures

Since 2017, New Jersey artist Bisa Butler has been creating a “quilted fabric album”: large textile portraits drawn from old black-and-white photographs; her most recent series is inspired by images of African Americans taken by the government during the second world war. The materials she uses – kente cloths and other traditional African fabrics – […]

Don’t count on capitalism to save the Earth

The bad news just keeps coming.  Again and again, science-based studies uncover increasing evidence that the planet is headed toward unfathomable disaster. In the last year alone, we have seen… Source: American Feeds

Is using cannabis in front of children harmful or not?

Public health agencies are warning parents about using cannabis in the presence of their children. However, parents who use cannabis say that it makes them more empathetic, more patient and… Source: American Feeds

GOP lawmakers openly revolting against Trump’s ‘indefensible’ decision to hold G7 at his golf resort

Already reeling from criticism from within his own party for withdrawing U.S. troops in Syria setting off the slaughter of Kurds by invaders from Turkey, Donald Trump is now being… Source: American Feeds

House Democrats are failing to protect America’s farmers from Trump

Times are tough for American farmers. Everything from corporate consolidation to falling commodity prices is making it harder to get by. Strange, then, that the person most responsible for safeguarding… Source: American Feeds

Donald Trump has his finger on the button: We now know he’ll push it — if he thinks it can get him re-elected

These are the most frightening words Trump has uttered since becoming president: “Sometimes you have to let them fight a little while. Sometimes you have to let them fight like… Source: American Feeds

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set for New York rally

Senator marks return to campaign after heart attack Support from member of The Squad marks progressive push Bernie Sanders will stage a rally on Saturday afternoon in New York City, his first since he paused his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination due to health problems. Related: Will Ocasio-Cortez’s Sanders endorsement shake up the 2020 […]

Warren and Sanders: A wealth tax is needed to address staggering inequality

2020 progressive front-runners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren pushed for a wealth tax at the fourth Democratic debate Tuesday night. We speak with senior contributor at The Intercept, Mehdi Hasan,… Source: American Feeds

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