Gary Simmons at Regen Projects Boxing isn't what it used to be. What it used to be was a hugely popular, organized form of violent theater that crystallized the tensions among working class youth of diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds in polyglot America.
June 7, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Editorial: Continuing Crisis: Problems Surface for Vermont’s Mental Health Plan It was safe to assume that Vermont’s makeover of its mental health system would encounter some problems, but hardly of the magnitude of the one that has crystallized in recent weeks: The federal government is threatening to stop paying for treatment of patients at the Brattleboro Retreat because of inadequacies discovered during inspections.
June 5, 2013 - Valley News
Charles Schumer in TIME What happened in that hospital room crystallized Mr. Gonzales' view about the rule of law: that he holds it in minimum low regard,said Sen. Chuck Schumer, DN.Y.
Andrew Motion in MSNBC Poet laureate Andrew Motion, who chaired a panel of judges, said Heaney's poems had "crystallized the story of our times. The self-renewing force of his writing, and the sheer scale of his achievement make the award of the Cohen Prize an absolutely...
Janeane Garofalo in BP News At one point Garofalo said, "I didn't know there were so many racists left. I didn't know that. As I said, the Republican-conservative movement has now crystallized into the white power movement."