Category Archives: Quotable Notables

Quotable: Voices from the Women’s March

Courtesy of Democracy Now!: I salute all these naaaaaasty women, and more. You all made history yesterday, and set a record for a single day’s demonstration. Keep the momentum up, everyone!

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Quotable: John Lewis on activism

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Quotable: Joseph Heller on demagoguery

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Quotable: Tess Rafferty on Drumpf voters

I couldn’t have said this better myself.

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Quotable: Mikhail Baryshnikov on walls and conformity

At the rate things are going, we might even see Misha yearning for the good ol’ days of Soviet Russia.

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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Quotable: A gentle reminder from Tommy Douglas, our Greatest Canadian…

…which will be timely not only here, but south of the 49th Parallel and across the Atlantic and Pacific, too: It’s also a useful corrective for those who insist that the problem is that there are “too many definitions” of … Continue reading

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Quotable: Kurt Vonnegut on indigenous people

Happy Indigenous People’s Day! May it be well-informed, with no Columbusing in sight.

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on “anti-Americans”

“You might take a look at that word ‘Americanism.’ It’s an unusual term, it’s the kind of term that you only find in totalitarian societies as far as I know. So like in the Soviet Union and anti-Sovietism was considered … Continue reading

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Quotable: Martha Gellhorn on politics

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