Opinion

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"Names of Love" juggles froth, sex, history, politics

Watching the first few minutes unfold, one might be lulled into the belief that the next hour and a half will be spent consuming light filmic fare.

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Film traces historic period of immigrant rights struggle

The film begins with immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano recalling the day immigration officials raided her home in 2002.

Debt-ceiling showdown: a test of sanity

The so-called "debt ceiling" crisis is upon us and it's becoming a test of sanity how long it will take all reasonable people to conclude that the Republican Party has painted its teeth orange, and jumped off a cliff.

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Jackass's Ryan Dunn: a bad role model

Once I heard the circumstances of Ryan Dunn's death, I was not only paying attention - I was concerned.

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Attention lawmakers: Connecticut is not broke

State workers in Connecticut are in a pitched battle to save their jobs and the services they provide.

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Song and struggle: “There is Power in a Union”

"There is Power in a Union" is typical Hill - set to a religious tune, mocking religion, and urging workers to organize in the Big Union.

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Will The Voice replace American Idol?

Watch out American Idol, there's a new singing show in TV town, and it's called The Voice.

Thank you, Governor Walker

It's time for progressives to take a moment to join together in offering Gov. Walker thanks.

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Cuba See: L.A. film fest highlights Havana and more

The Los Angeles Film Festival is currently taking place, and this year's multitude of movies includes: "International Spotlight: Cuba."

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New “X-Men” is a first class film

A prequel to the original X-Men trilogy, First Class takes place during the Cuban Missile Crisis and focuses on the relationship between Professor X and Magneto.

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