Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87

Hungarian-born Nobel Peace Prize winner and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel attends a symposium of Jewish-Hungarian solidarity in Budapest’s parliament on December 9,2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh/File Photo By Bill Trott, Reuters / 07.02.2016 Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of[…]

How to Choose an Espresso Machine

Espresso / Wikimedia Commons By Mark Prince One of the most common email requests received here at CoffeeGeek is “Help me choose an espresso machine!” As the senior editor of CoffeeGeek, I get at least five or more of these requests every day. Unfortunately, as much as I would like to personally assist everyone who[…]

Trump: The 1040 You’ll Never See

By Andrew Feinberg / 07.02.2016 Filing Status—Huge Agriculture—My golf courses receive tax breaks for agricultural use. If a goat poops on your New Jersey property you can be designated a working farm. Hey, we’re real farmers at Trump Golf. We raise greens fees. Ha! Our government is so stupid. Health savings account deduction—Can we talk[…]

The Guiding Bodhisattva

Guiding (or Yinlu) Bodhisattva (detail), ca. 851–900 CE. Ink and pigments on silk with gold leaf. British Museum, London, 1919,0101,0.47 (Ch.lvii.002). © The Trustees of the British Museum. All rights reserved. By Julia Grimes / 06.24.2016 The Guiding (Yinlu) Bodhisattva is my favorite object in the Cave Temples of Dunhuang exhibition, both for its wealth[…]

How Hillary Clinton Ignores Peace

“If it weren’t for today’s biased and imbalanced U.S. media, there would be daily, front-page, primetime, network news attention to the dangers of perpetual war and a critical examination of Hillary Clinton’s role in wasting trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of lives,” writes Parry. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Despite neocon-instigated chaos and bloodshed across the[…]