Opinion

Herman Cain: Defense of bigotry, the ultra rich and the ultra right

Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.

Chicago exhibit shines light on communist art

Koretsky was famous for his dramatic style and bold portrayals of the war on fascism and his critiques of treatment of Africans in Africa.

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From Chernobyl to Islamophobia, new films take on history and politics

The success of "Days of Glory" actually forced the French government to improve benefits to Algerian veterans.

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People, presidents and kings star in new documentaries

Documentaries dealing with history and politics come from all corners of the globe.

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Progressive documentaries make their debut

Once again there were many thrilling new documentaries at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Powerful new films take up immigration

With the world facing increased poverty as the rich get richer, filmmakers are examining the ramifications of shifting populations.

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More progressive cinema at Toronto film fest

Last year it was "Made In Dagenham." Probably the most worker-oriented film at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the class-conscious "Snows Of Kilimanjaro."

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Progressive films shine at Toronto film fest

This year's Toronto International Film Festival offered another amazing array of films, with over 350 titles to choose from.

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Theater Review: My Name is Rachel Corrie

Bravo to the Theatricum for its courage in presenting the L.A. premiere and for insisting on freedom of speech.

Choosing common sense over lunacy

Millions were horrified when the tea party audience shouted "yeah" and cheered at the suggestion that a sick man with no health insurance should be allowed to die.

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