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All Hail the WPA

SO WE’VE GOT NATIONAL HEALTH CARE, a step in the right direction. Now if only Obama would put under-employed artists to work, like FDR did back in the New Deal days. The legacy of art produced by the enlightened Works … Continue reading

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Why I Love Philadelphia, Part 1

PHILLY HAS SOME 2,400 MURALS¬†livening up the blank sides of buildings throughout the city.¬† Some of them are really gorgeous. They add so much color to the streetscape, especially in winter. Every time I see one, I think, “Why can’t … Continue reading

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