At a Progressivism on Tap event Thursday night, Joan Walsh, editor-in-chief of Salon and author of What"s the Matter with White People?, talked about the inability of both conservatives and progressives to understand and support the white working class, people like Walsh"s Irish Catholic
This is "Saint Joe's," the tiny Catholic high school on the tiny San Francisco Bay island of Alameda where Jason Kidd became a legend. It was here, playing for the St. Joseph Pilots, that Kidd first took a team to the championships.
What can you say of a sixty-five year-old man who paints with his fingers in the dark on a wild rain and vision swept Irish peninsula after being a skirt-chasing roustabout and then a family man and global deal maker for Big Oil? Of an artist whose recent exhibition in a hallowed Protestant cathedr