New York City Subway, 1980s. Source: Unknown.

Graffiti and the Great Gang Scare of the 1980s

There is a generation of Americans who grew up viewing graffiti as art. For a while, this perspective of graffiti as a form of expression which held merit, could have gone either way. | In Culture and Media 

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Banksy,. Swat Van. Amsterdam: Moco Museum, 2006. Print.
Banksy,. Swat Van. Amsterdam: Moco Museum, 2006. Print.

Banksy's "Laugh Now" Exhibit at Maco Museum

“Banksy’s best works combine viscous black humor with a clarity of message …” | In Whistle-stops in Culture 

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Art and the Federal One Project of the American New Deal

Works produced by the artists following their employment under the program, included Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (Agee and Evans), Tobacco Road (Caldwell), The Grapes of Wrath (Steinbeck), and, Uncle Tom’s Children (Richard Wright). | In Art and Photography

Nexstar Broadcasting Reaches Agreement with Justice Department

The DOJ filed simultaneous motions in concern to Nexstar on September 2, 2016. The first was the DOJ’s civil antitrust action against Nexstar, and the second, its proposed settlement with the company.| In News

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New York Housing Authority Loses Appeal

New Jersey’s Third Circuit has refused to rehear a case brought by the New York City’s Housing Authority (NYCHA) against bankrupt G-I Holdings Inc., a materials supplier. The Housing Authority had been attempting to have G-I Holdings held responsible for asbestos cleanup in housing projects in which the company had provided materials. | In New York News 

Anthony Weiner Does it Again ... and Again

Thanks to Mr. Weiner’s insufficient judgment and control of compulsions, the image of the couple’s child is public (although the NY Post did obscure the child’s face.) One can assume that even Mr. Weiner understands the severity of the problem of his own making. | In New York News 

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The Unreal City Banjoist Thomas Clarence Ashley

Ashley says: “They was lookin’ for something and hopin’ they’d find it. In other words, they wasn’t musicians. And they didn’t have the talent. And they didn’t have the feelin’. And they wouldn’t know if you was in tune or whether you was out of tune.” | In Music

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Roots in Blues

Cover: "Roots in Blues", a Hsquared Magazine playlist. Photo: Political poster on sharecropper's house, Mississippi Delta. 1930s.