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Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. 216 more words


Europe of Regions

We need to descend deep into the past in order to understand all the things that take place around us today. But what does “deep” mean? 1,406 more words


Coming Together

So yesterday there was a meeting at Cornell Cooperative Extension that hosted several of the region’s larger food pantries, Ulster Corps volunteer organization, Family of Woodstock (who administers social services in Ulster county), Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley, Ulster Community Action, Rondout Valley Growers and us, the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.   226 more words

Shape in Context

The natural world has many examples of adaptation to climate. The northern white-tailed deer has a lower surface area to volume ratio than does its more diminutive southern cousin and radiates less body heat per unit of mass, allowing it to stay warmer in the colder climate.   247 more words

Architecture Of The Fittest

No country for new journalism

(Formatting issues fixed.)

Through an oped in Nieman Lab, Ken Doctor makes a timely case for explanatory – or explainer – journalism being far from a passing fad. 841 more words


The Rubes

They are the gullible rubes of the trout family; the hayseeds, hicks, hillbillies, yokels, rustics, provincials, buffoons, bumpkins, country cousins and clodhoppers. Mountain cutthroat, convention holds, are so unsophisticated that even novice anglers had better brace for action. 425 more words


Blood and Soil

I believe that it is of utmost importance that one should research, uphold and gain wisdom from one’s blood. Delving deep into your family history, understanding your own culture in its untainted form, seeking your ancient roots – these are the things that can make up your aware, enriched and proud identity. 730 more words