May 22, 2017
Art, politics, angels, demons . . . and righteous dogs.

FORGOTTEN STORIES OF 2010

Here’s my Year End Review for Need to Know.

Edited and animated by Jacob Williams and Bryan Brinkman, respectively, of The Refinery.

Here’s to a wakeful 2011.

Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.

In 2010 some of the most significant stories played out as if they weren’t.

The long national nightmare of the BP oil spill became a forgotten day-dream by election day.

The press followed the Administration’s lead in hyping the “end of combat operations” in Iraq, without highlighting our continued involvement and the ongoing unresolved sectarian violence there.

And that Health Care Law, can anybody tell you what was in it . . . and why my premiums just went up?

Then there was the Greenland Ice Sheet, melting away with great vigor, it turns out, while 1/2 of new GOP congressmen are Climate Change deniers.

And so, we drift along, paying attention, perhaps to things more important.

Here’s to a wakeful 2011.

Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.