Nov. 19

                
  • Get Rich Or Die Tryin looks beyond rappers image

    Get Rich Or Die Tryin looks beyond rappers image

    November 18, 2005

    As an actor, 50 Cent has zero charisma. As a rapper, he’s electrifying. That’s the dilemma director Jim Sheridan faces in “Get Rich Or Die Tryin,’” starring 50 Cent and loosely based on his life —...

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  • Speaking truth through poetic activism

    Speaking truth through poetic activism

    November 18, 2005

    I wonder if the sky gets tired of being everywhere at once, if the sun debates dawn. I wonder if sunrise and sunset respect each other, if rainbows get shy backstage and if the snow wants...

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  • Venezuela defends against assaults, lies

    Venezuela defends against assaults, lies

    November 18, 2005

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke to French industrialists on Oct. 26: “Fidel and I are conspiring ... against death, against hunger, against misery, against diseases, against that poverty that grinds down our people. We are helping...

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  • Peace rings out in nations distant corner

    Peace rings out in nations distant corner

    November 18, 2005

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Every few weeks Erika Hamerquist performs a grim duty. She crosses the hayfield on her family’s farm a few miles outside this town and with a paintbrush revises the big sign that...

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  • Whats wrong with Bushs immigration reform plan?

    Whats wrong with Bushs immigration reform plan?

    November 18, 2005

    President Bush’s “guest worker” program is supposed to deal with the issue of undocumented immigration. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao made a presentation to the Senate Judiciary Committee Oct. 18 in which she outlined the administration’s...

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