The movie's sadism and violence far exceeded the original crime novel by master pulp fiction writer Jim Thompson - nevertheless, it was breathtaking art!
The political debates, the religious oratory, the provocations and intrigue in this movie are as modern as anything in today's news - only the weapons are old.
It is unconscionable to blame and persecute Mexican and other immigrants who are forced to migrate because of trade policies that our own government has so forcefully promoted.
Recently, Arturo Rodriguez, president of the United Farm Workers, appeared on Comedy Central's Steven Colbert Report to encourage U.S. workers to take jobs in agriculture.
This collaboration between a progressive historian and an underground comic artist brings the New Deal's politics and radicalism to life in a relevant time.
Without strict new regulations, the way beef, poultry, and pork are produced in America could rob us of effective antibiotics.
Devo, one of the original "new wave" bands of the '70s best known for their 1981 hit single "Whip It," has released their first new album in 20 years - with a relevant message.
If you have never seen an anti-war Western film, I recommend you start with "Jonah Hex."
An estimated 20,000 mourners, including Portugal's Socialist prime minister and the leader of the Portuguese Communist Party, attended Saramago's funeral in Lisbon on Monday.