Allison Keyes http://kplu.org en Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back http://kplu.org/post/well-all-right-starchild-mothership-back <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEfIkuTtzQ4</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:40:24 +0000 Allison Keyes & Allison Keyes 16959 at http://kplu.org Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back Destroyed By Rockefellers, Mural Trespassed On Political Vision http://kplu.org/post/destroyed-rockefellers-mural-trespassed-political-vision When Mexican artist Diego Rivera was commissioned in 1932 to do a mural in the middle of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, some might have wondered whether industrialist tycoon John D. Rockefeller Jr. knew what he was getting into.<p>In 1934, the legendary artist's work was chiseled off the wall.<p>Now, in Washington, D.C., the Mexican Cultural Institute has mounted a show that tells what happened to Rivera's mural.<p>"Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera's Mural at Rockefeller Center," is a whodunit tale that also illustrates the tensions between art and politics. Sun, 09 Mar 2014 20:40:42 +0000 Allison Keyes 14608 at http://kplu.org Destroyed By Rockefellers, Mural Trespassed On Political Vision Maryland Bill May Require Holocaust Reparations From Rail Company http://kplu.org/post/maryland-bill-may-require-holocaust-reparations-rail-company Lawmakers in Maryland are considering a bill that would block one of the firms seeking to bid on a multibillion-dollar light rail project from winning its bid unless its majority stockholder agrees to pay reparations to Holocaust victims.<p>The legislation, co-sponsored by Maryland Delegate Kirill Reznik, would block a consortium including Paris-based rail company Keolis from winning a public-private partnership for the state's Purple Line project, a 35-year contract worth more than $6 billion.<p>Keolis is a subsidiary of the government-owned French railway SNCF, which has admitted that it tra Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:21:13 +0000 Allison Keyes 13921 at http://kplu.org Maryland Bill May Require Holocaust Reparations From Rail Company Diary Of Influential Nazi Given To Holocaust Museum http://kplu.org/post/diary-influential-nazi-given-holocaust-museum A long-lost diary kept by a top aide to Adolf Hitler was formally transferred to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Tuesday. Scholars say the 425-page document gives a glimpse into the mind of Alfred Rosenberg, and a view of his role in shaping the Nazi regime's genocidal policies.<p>Rosenberg's meticulous script runs straight as a ruler across the sepia-colored pages. The notes are from 1936 through 1944.<p>Museum Director Sara Bloomfield says it took years — and the help of many — to procure the diary.<p>"We spent 17 years ... Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:14:50 +0000 Allison Keyes 11814 at http://kplu.org Diary Of Influential Nazi Given To Holocaust Museum Arab-American Voters Lean Toward Obama, But With Less Enthusiasm http://kplu.org/post/arab-american-voters-lean-toward-obama-less-enthusiasm Arab-American voters strongly supported President Obama in 2008, and polls show most are doing so this time around as well. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 17:15:14 +0000 Allison Keyes 6983 at http://kplu.org