A Pied a Terre at the W Hotel Hollywood

Mike Welton @ Architects + Artisans - Here we have the ultimate crash pad for the Malibu beach dweller who’s come to Hollywood for the weekend. It’s a penthouse on the 12th floor of the Residences at W, next door to the W Hotel, and it’s been designed by Christopher Grubb. From its balcony, views …

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President Carter says America has no functioning democracy

Max Eternity - At an Atlantic Bridge meeting on July 16th, a former US President called out one of the dominating, global elephants-in-the-room, saying “America has no functioning democracy. “ These words came from President Jimmy Carter, and continue the trend of Carter’s clarion-call lucidity on world affairs, especially when it comes to truth telling …

Colorblind White Supremacy and Obama’s Progressive Hustle

Max Eternity - It’s tough being a progressive these days—in an era of what could be called “The New American Confederacy,” which actively cultivates fertile ground for the black face of white supremacy to thrive. In the Obama presidency, the world view of Dick Cheney—as formerly channeled through the Bush administration—is alive and well; albeit …