The Gaza War: A Poem

The Gaza War   First the enemy dug under my heart and filled in my arteries with cement.   My mind plays back the aerial footage, night-vision, my international center for compassion bombed into a billion bits of dust.   Every day I erect protective edges.     When the … Continue reading

Katy Perry’s Racism

Katy Perry’s Birthday video is a classic example of “acceptable” racism. I’ve got a piece running in the Huffington Post on the surprisingly one-dimensional anti-Jewish caricature in the video of the pop superstar which can also be read below: Earlier this week, the hip-hop wunderkind Macklemore was called to task … Continue reading