A personal perspective on the Trenton Makes Music project






People who know me credit me with a few talents – but musical ability isn’t one of them. Not only am I not a musician, I have no background in music journalism So, it should come as no surprise that one of the questions I’m often asked about the motivation and inspiration behind my current […]

Democratic National Convention Press Release on Accessibility






Note: This press release is a sidebar to The DNC and the politics of accessibility 2016 Democratic National Convention Announces Plans to Make this the Most Accessible Convention Ever   Unprecedented Accessibility Plan Outlines Resources for People with Disabilities, Seniors and Individuals Who Need Specific Accommodations. PHILADELPHIA – In the lead up to Convention week, the […]

The DNC and the politics of accessibility






The Democratic National Convention took place from July 25-28 in Philadelphia PA, and while everyone was focused on the protests over the nomination process, there were some conflicts over decisions made by the DNC and the local host committee. One particularly contentious local issue that got little national attention was the DNC’s and Philadelphia mayor’s deal […]

DNC 2016: The Women Caucus






At a political convention, caucuses are intended as cheerleading sessions to rally the faithful, and the Women’s Caucus sessions at the DNC were no exception. This was one of several special interest groups meetings run by the DNC during its morning and noon-time sessions, and the attendees on Tuesday morning were getting hyped as party […]