The Hunger Games is more than a teen movie, more than a pointless American rehash of the Japanese cult favorite Battle Royale. It's a larger story of oppression and rebellion.
"Solitary" meant an unfurnished cell with a concrete floor. No bed, no furniture; a hole in the floor for a toilet.
The sheer grandiosity of the project - the nightly slow motion parade through 22 cities, the $10-to-$20 million price tag - provoked new conversations about the validity of Earth Art,
All of these communities have felt the impact and hardships of the city's re-zoning and development laws.
The Show-Me state is well known for producing a lot of great, courageous people, but Rush Limbaugh was also born here.
Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.
The name John Carlos will forever be etched in American history.
Oliver Stone interviews Fidel Castro on a wide range of issues.
Progie nominees contain a wealth of progressive content and contain many suggestions for progressives viewers to watch ... if you can find the films at your local theater, on TV or anywhere in the U.S.!
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.