2013 in review

December 31, 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,800 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 47 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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The Spirit of the Holidays

December 11, 2013

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A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

December 6, 2013

This 12-minute remembrance is a succinct overview of Nelson Mandela’s adult life as a leader of the ANC fighting South Africa’s Apartheid system of government. The clip includes rare footage of a news interview with Mandela when he was in hiding in 1960, and audio of his trial in 1964. Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president in 1994.

Democracy Now! dedicates a full hour of coverage on Mandela’s life and work. You can view the entire segment here.