May 5

                
  • A sampling of other May Day marches and rallies

    A sampling of other May Day marches and rallies

    May 4, 2007

    Los Angeles: Well over 50,000 immigrant workers and labor, civil rights and community supporters participated in morning and evening May Day demonstrations calling for legalization of undocumented immigrants and an end to dragnet deportation raids. It...

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  • 16 workers die per day, report says

    16 workers die per day, report says

    May 4, 2007

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (PAI) — Just about two years ago, plumber Charles “Mike” Morrison was helping dig a trench in a Pinellas Park, Fla. But the trench had straight sides, not sloping sides, and B&B Plumbing...

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  • First a party, then a death-proof car

    First a party, then a death-proof car

    May 4, 2007

    Movie REVIEW Grindhouse Directed and written by Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino Additional directors: Eli Roth, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie Dimension Films, 2007 191 minutes, R After seeing the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double feature, “Grindhouse,” I felt...

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  • 3 words in rap, no more

    3 words in rap, no more

    May 4, 2007

    Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons said recently the recording and broadcast industries should ban three racial and sexist epithets from all clean versions of rap songs and the airwaves. The recommendations came two weeks after radio personality...

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  • The IRAs roots and a parable about war

    The IRAs roots and a parable about war

    May 4, 2007

    Movie REVIEW The Wind that Shakes the Barley Directed by Ken Loach IFC First Take, 2007 127 minutes, Not ratedIt’s a good thing that the feel and backdrop of Ken Loach’s “The Wind That Shakes the...

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