Arts & Entertainment

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Last tango in Kabul? “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” and the embedded reporter

"Tango" perpetuates that age-old Hollywood tradition of setting stories in the "exotic" Third World.

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2016 “Socialist Register” takes aim at politics of the global right

The Socialist Register has once again demonstrated why, after 52 years, it remains one of the premier international academic journals of the left. 

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“Race” and “Risen”: Two films, two very different kinds of hero

What does it mean to be a hero? What can we learn from our heroes? How shall we treat them? 

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“Striking Gridiron”: A touchdown for readers

"Striking Gridiron" is based on the 1959 undefeated season of the Braddock High School football Tigers.

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Progressive cinema: “Angel of Nanjing”

The film shows how love for life and people can drive a person in a country of over a billion to exercise compassion for his fellow humans.

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"Requiem for the American Dream": Wake-up call!

Noam Chomsky's new film is a clear-eyed, easily accessible outline of how and why American idealism has been sabotaged. 

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New Civil War book examines the role of guerrilla conflict

Until recently, the role of the Civil War guerrilla has been largely neglected.

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A new opera focuses on Frau Schindler of “List” fame

In three acts, the opera features more than 20 roles, plus chorus, in scenes that alternate between the Schindler home and the factory.

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VIDEO: #OscarsSoWhite goes viral

Controversy followed the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announcement of the nominees for the 2016 Oscars ceremony.

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Cartoonist Ted Rall delivers with “Bernie”

Rall offers a deftly drawn, incisive portrait of the man and the political climate against which he rebels.

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