"Capital in the 21st Century" has almost had the effect of a tsunami on economic thinking in the U.S. after its translation into English washed up on our monoglot shores.
Stage and screen performers face funding cuts to the arts, chronic low pay and the dearth of black and ethnic minority representation.
In an attempt to draw attention to films of social significance with progressive content, I developed The Progie Awards. A collective of international film writers nominates films and actors for these awards.
"Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan," by Klassen and Greg Albo, asks the question, "Why did the Canadian government go to war in Afghanistan in 2001?"
Ah Pete, I somehow thought you were like the Sequoia
Since there are so few films coming to us out of Cuba, it's always a momentous occasion to see them - whether good or bad.
In its 49th season, the Chicago International Film Festival is the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. With over 150 titles from over 50 countries, there is a wealth of films to choose from for any progressive viewer.
If you have any interest at all in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Gatekeepers" is essential viewing.
In comprehensive and convincing fashion the book explains how the Cuban Five came to be arrested, tried, and imprisoned.
The movie is about a recent college graduate, Kate. Everywhere she goes, her debt follows her, symbolized by a creeping red mist.