August

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Movies you might have missed: “Fateless”

The capitalist industrialists of Nazi Germany were instrumental in the political rise and installation of Adolph Hitler as master of Germany.

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Gore Vidal: brilliant provocateur

Gore Vidal was a very specific sort of figure, heir to the heritage of Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker. His description of himself: a "gentleman bitch."

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Oak Creek tragedy rooted in right-wing extremism

As a nation, we cannot allow this hate crime (or any hate crime) to be swallowed up by the next news cycle and then forgotten.

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"Ruby Sparks": Guy creates perfect girlfriend, who created him?

"Ruby Sparks" is a romantic comedy with some rather dreadful underpinnings.

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Movie audience laughs and cringes at “Killer Joe”

Our matinee audience, nearly a full house, laughed all the way through "Killer Joe," but it was nervous laughter.

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Janitors strike rocks Houston, forces employers to talk

Janitors here won a historic victory this past week as the contractors were forced to begin negotiations with the Service Employees International Union.

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Pros and cons of Chomsky and Hedges

The left is blessed with a plethora of astute writers and powerful voices against capitalism and its predatory policies.

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Cuba crash reveals dissident links to U.S., European politicians

The incident illustrates the degree to which anti-socialist dissidents in Cuba are linked to important political circles both in the United States and Europe.

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