Opinion

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TV’s Supernatural: A horror-drama about real family values

Supernatural highlights family values, working class ideas and portrays bold and powerful statements against religion and politics that few other shows have dared make.

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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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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Bosses, workers, Elmo: amazing films at Traverse City festival

Here's a wrap-up of highlights from the 7th Annual Traverse City Film Festival that were not mentioned in previous columns.

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Radical history will come to life at Oklahoma Laborfest

One of the most remarkable features will be a special reading of Nor Iron Bars, which incorporates social realism, regionalism and agitation.

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Dissident Arts Festival held in New York

John Pietaro, a labor organizer and musician, along with poets and activists John and Steve Bloom, brought the festival to New York City last year from Beacon, N.Y., where it originated.

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Interracial marriage, class arrogance, idealism star at film fest

The ever-present Michael Moore, probably the most successful documentarian in world history, had a strong say in the choice of films screened at this progressive gathering.

Standing up: a poem for the picket lines

This poem was inspired by the just-concluded United Steelworkers convention.

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What lessons learned in "Rise of the Apes"?

The film makes you wonder how far humans have come, but it also asks how far we have to go.

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