OPINION: Shining A Light On Dark Money

OPINION: Shining A Light On Dark Money

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema At the time of the founding of the nation, political democracy in the U.S. was extremely limited. The root meaning of ‘democracy’ is rule by and for the people. But exactly who is included in the term ‘the people’? The founding fathers...
Finding Hope in Hard Times

Finding Hope in Hard Times

By Al Markowitz This  has been a tough time for me. News of Anthony Bourdain’s suicide hit me particularly hard. Here was a man I could relate to, both as a cook who loved to create and to taste great food, and as someone who understood that there is no “them.”...
Make America Happy Again

Make America Happy Again

By Tom Robotham In the final episode of Parts Unknown—shot in Bhutan—Anthony Bourdain asked a group of locals to comment on the country’s commitment to steadily improving its “Gross National Happiness.” It was a poignant moment, given that the episode aired two weeks...