Gary Corseri

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead – part 2

Part 2 – Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead By Gary Corseri (continued) from: http://www.pressenza.com/2016/04/catching-cynthia-mckinney-looking-worriedly-ahead/ GC: And, “Transformational Leadership”? CM: That’s the kind of leadership that professes values that James MacGregor Burns calls “end values”: liberty, dignity, justice, peace! …

Catching-Up with Cynthia McKinney… and Looking (Worriedly) Ahead

Gary S. Corseri writes: I had the good fortune to hear Cynthia McKinney speak at an anti-war conference at Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 2009. There were 5 or 6 notable speakers. All were good, even inspiring. Former US…

Paris, refugees, wars: contradictions in the whirlwind

Contradictions in the Whirlwind: The Refugees Crisis, Paris Attacks, Wars without End By Gary Corseri “Humankind cannot bear very much reality.” – T. S. Elliot Whitman wrote in “Leaves of Grass”: “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict…

Poets’ Talk: Pope Francis, Masilo, Marc Beaudin, et al

“It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.” –William Carlos Williams By Gary Corseri and Charles Orloski (Intro: “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold,” Yeats…

Quandaries of American “Democracy”

NEITHER FORGIVE DYLANN ROOF… NOR OURSELVES! Quandaries of American “Democracy” By Gary Corseri In May, it was all about Freddie Gray, police violence, and riots in Baltimore. Last summer, it was about Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, police violence and riots. …

Mourning John F. Kennedy and a half-century of degraded arts and culture

Fifty-one years after the event, circumstances had conspired so, I found myself in the political capital of the Global Empire, walking beside an infantry of weeping willows, and,—across Rock Creek Parkway and a sliver of greensward—the meandering Potomac. Between the…