Danny Duncan Collum, a Sojourners contributing writer, teaches writing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky. He is the author of the novel White Boy.

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Of Dissidents and Dissonance

by Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-1990

International music

Uncle Sam's Political Underground

by Danny Duncan Collum 06-01-1990

Through the Wire

High Rollers On the Downside

by Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-1990

How Drexel Burnham Lambert changed business in America

The Stuart Case Explains It All

by Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-1990

Intersections of oppression

Under Bush's Thumb

by Danny Duncan Collum 04-01-1990

Non-intervention can work best

Windows of Possibility

by Danny Duncan Collum 04-01-1990

The Situationists as artists

The Omnivorous Y

by Danny Duncan Collum 02-01-1990

Y-culture on the screen

The '60s to the 1990s

by Danny Duncan Collum 01-01-1990

Decades turned upside down

Trick or Treat with Tricky Dick

by Danny Duncan Collum 01-01-1990

On The Final Days and Halloween

The Art of Commerce

by Danny Duncan Collum 12-01-1989

One of my buddies from college is a poet. He also writes advertising copy.

Black to the Future

by Danny Duncan Collum 11-01-1989

As the folks at Mazda are always reminding us, the 1980s-going-on-'90s are really the 1950s. 

A Dream Come True

by Danny Duncan Collum 11-01-1989

For the past eight years, the Solidarity-led opposition in Poland has carefully charted a course toward democracy and self-determination.

Flagged Out

by Danny Duncan Collum 10-01-1989

There's something reassuring about the fact that the flag, the old Stars and Stripes, can still kick up so much popular controversy.

Nestle Boycott: The Sequel

by Danny Duncan Collum 10-01-1989

As you might recall, in the late 1970s and early '80s, a broad international coalition of church, health-care, and community groups waged a 7-year-long campaign against Nestle S.A

Old Thinking and New Weapons

by Danny Duncan Collum 08-01-1989

The month of August marks the 44th birthday of the nuclear age. On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

The Real Deal on Dope

by Danny Duncan Collum 08-01-1989

The usual rap on TV cop shows is that they trivialize real life-and-death matters into a glossy package of sanitized violence designed to sell soap and soda pop.

Paying the Savings and Loan Bill

by Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-1989

When Mr. Bush came back to Washington, the crisis in the savings and loan industry finally emerged on the public agenda.

The Last Dear Abbie Letter

by Danny Duncan Collum 07-01-1989

For this future cultural analyst, the legendary '60s were an after-school special. 

Say a Prayer for the Salt of the Earth

by Danny Duncan Collum 06-01-1989

Political philosophers tell us that one of the great driving forces of human history is the tension between individualism (or liberty) and community (or equality).

Someday in the far-distant future...

by Danny Duncan Collum 05-01-1989

Someday in the far-distant future, some 23rd-century Mel Brooks may make a satirical film called The History of the World: Part MCXXXXVII.