30 September 2008
"No Innocent Bystanders," by Mickey Z
Published by CWG Press, Sept. 2008

Well, I told my wife the other day, a book has to be perfect, or I won't read it.

Ruth looked at me and her eyes said, I knew you were...
27 August 2008
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated 40 years ago this month at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Sirhan B. Sirhan, a 24 year old immigrant, is the alleged lone gunman and is presently serving a life sentence.

In a new book...
12 August 2008
We can't just think we voted and hope we voted. We have to know we voted. And, under present circumstances, most people have no clue as to whether they voted or not. –Journalist Lynn Landes, in STEALING AMERICA

The most...
22 July 2008
Descent Into Chaos – The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia. Ahmed Rashid. Viking (Penguin) New York, 2008.

The popular news reporting from Pakistan is limited...
14 July 2008
Count my vote – a citizen's guide to voting by Steven Rosenfeld

Forewarned is Forearmed

AlterNet has been around for the last ten years, bringing its millions of monthly readers the latest in award-winning,...
08 June 2008
To the credit of producers Guy Jacobson and Adi Ezroni, “Holly” is not “Pretty Baby.” Although it’s a movie about child prostitution, there’s no nudity, sex, or violence or Hollywood glitz. The gritty and realistic feel of the movie and...


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