There is a much less known story of another group of immigrants who sought freedom and opportunity, but it wasn't to America but to the Soviet Union that they fled.
What the Japanese militarists did to China is a story that every Chinese person knows well, but, I think, not so much in the West.
A powerful exhibit of the politically inspired paintings by 19th century anarchist artist Camille Pissarro delivers a clear message of inspiration and solidarity to today's Occupy movement.
"War Horse" is simply a terrific war movie that makes its statements graphically and through sensitive portrayals, whether in actual battle scenes or not.
Nowhere is the romance of the Industrial Workers of the World more beautifully told than in the life and songs of its greatest troubadour, Joe Hill.
Eagleton's bright, witty book marches forward into the usual stumbling blocks erected over the decades in the environment of popular ideology and topples them.
I first heard of Gene Sharp from a commentator on National Public Radio. He said that he had examined the "Arab Spring" upsurges in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Libya and Yemen.
It is time for the federal government move in and stop what has become a pattern of attacks on the fundamental rights not only of Occupy protesters across the country, but on the rights of all Americans to engage in peaceful protest.
It's obvious that Pan Am, ABC TV's ambitious new series, is a major network's bid to seize the audience that has made Mad Men a cable television sensation.
The zombie metaphor is both witty and apt when discussing how ideas about society and finance that have alarmingly failed refuse to stay dead and buried.