July 26

                
  • The genius of Ewan MacColl, lifelong artist & activist

    The genius of Ewan MacColl, lifelong artist & activist

    July 26, 2008

    BOOK REVIEW Ewan MacColl is best known as the writer of the Grammy-winning “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” the love song he wrote for his wife and musical partner, Peggy Seeger. But not...

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  • Challenging the Christian rights crusade

    Challenging the Christian rights crusade

    July 26, 2008

    DVD REVIEW The Christian right claims that in speaking out against gay rights it only adheres to Biblical orthodoxy. After all, the Bible says that homosexuality is wrong, doesn’t it? Daniel Karslake’s persuasive documentary “For The...

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  • This Jokers no joke

    This Jokers no joke

    July 26, 2008

    Heath Ledger as the “Joker” in “The Dark Night” has many speculating he may win an Academy Award posthumously for the role. Ledger died last January of an accidental prescription drug overdose at age 28. The...

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  • Free-marketeers have their history wrong

    Free-marketeers have their history wrong

    July 26, 2008

    As he refines his economic message on the campaign trail this summer, Republican John McCain has made it clear that, previous positions notwithstanding, he has now embraced the Republican economic orthodoxy: eliminate regulation, cut taxes on...

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  • EDITORIAL: A Change America platform

    EDITORIAL: A Change America platform

    July 26, 2008

    Under the title “Listening to America,” the Obama campaign issued an open invitation to voters to organize meetings in their homes, union halls, churches and schools this month to discuss what planks should be added to...

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