Arts & Entertainment

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“Auschwitz”

" I pass this on, and for those of you who haven't seen my poetry collection I include a poem I wrote in 1955, after my visit to Auschwitz."

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Inside Syria: New book sheds needed light

Reese Erlich's informative and insightful book "Inside Syria" brings to mind the Greek myth of a vast maze under the palace at Knossos.

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"Sarajevo": Saga of 1914 joins ranks of great pacifist films

Like Oliver Stone in JFK, Sarajevo's director Andreas Prochaska and writer Martin Ambrosch have created a counter-narrative to the official version of why the archduke was shot.

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Public intimacy in the new South Africa

"Public Intimacy" is not outwardly political, but it raises questions about the legacy not only of apartheid but of the freedom struggle itself.

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"Cesar's Last Fast": The last shall be first

Jesus may have had a Last Supper but Cesar Chavez had a Final Fast.

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“Poetry that Gives Birth to Revolution”

"We need powerful empowering poetry..."

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“The Gatekeepers”: brutally frank and powerful

If you have any interest at all in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Gatekeepers" is essential viewing.

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David Rovics' songs of social significance

David Rovics will be performing live on March 15th at the LLC Performance Hall, 1475 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon, at 6:00 PM in a benefit for The Peoples World.