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Celebrating the Irish: In America

Movie review Samantha Morton and Djimon Hounsou won Oscar nominations for their roles in Jim Sheridan’s “In America.” Sheridan himself and his two daughters were nominated for screenwriting. Emma Bolger didn’t get a nomination, but she stole the movie anyway.

Of Exile and Return: The art of Zahi Khamis

Review WASHINGTON – Nearly 200 people packed the Palestine Center here Feb. 19 for an evening of Arab music and dance and to view the paintings of the gifted Palestinian artist, Zahi Khamis, on the theme “Of Exile and Return.”

Elect our own

Opinion “The thousands of union members who accept leading positions in the union movement demonstrate the smarts, abilities and devotion to the movement that are qualities needed for elected positions in the public arena.”

Tentacles of the International Republican Institute

Opinion There can no longer be any doubt: the United States government, under the leadership of the Bush administration, is behind the current coup against Haiti and the kidnapping of that nation’s rightful president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Testing: the false god

Opinion Recently the superintendent of schools for our state dropped in to have educators in our region take our new state graduation test. The intent, we are told, was to “demystify the tests.”

Mercury risk rising

Opinion I’d like you to meet a young family: Angela, Jerry, and their little girl Becky. Angela cares about her family’s health and tries to provide them with a healthy diet, including fresh fish a couple times a week. Jerry loves the outdoors and fishing. Becky was born and developed normally, and was a happy baby.

OutKast: Call it South Side Story

Review Andre 3000’s The Love Below gang and Big Boi’s Speakerboxxx crew – a hip-hop version of the Jets and Sharks – will square off in a contemporary retelling of the classic musical “West Side Story.” Their battle is the centerpiece of OutKast’s new video, “Roses.”

Bertoluccis The Dreamers Paris 1968, NYC 2004

Movie review Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci’s new film, “The Dreamers,” is an amazing film that every generation of moviegoer and political activist can enjoy and learn from.

Oscar party for artistic freedom

An Oscar night celebration and benefit in West Hollywood, Calif., focused on promoting artistic freedom and other basic human and civil rights, while honoring the creative excellence of the artistic community.

Bernice Linton, life-long communist, dies

Bernice Linton died in New York City Feb. 9 at the age of 92. Born Oct. 19, 1911, in Washington state, Linton was the daughter of a German-Ukrainian mother and a father whose forbearers arrived in the 1600s.

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