14 May 2008
I’m not sure I can remember exactly where I first met Ann Feeney. Suffix it to be that Annie is the epitome of Preacher Casey in Steinbach’s great novel, “Salt of the Earth.” I know I saw her at Ravenswood, at Camp Solidarity in western...
14 April 2008
The Three Trillion Dollar War – The True Costs of the Iraq Conflict.
Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes.
W.W. Norton & Company, N.Y. 2008.

Following on their previous pronouncement that war costs could amount...
25 March 2008
The new imperialists – Ideologies of Empire
Ed. Colin Mooers.
Oneworld Publications, Oxford, England. 2006.

The new imperialism is part a recognition that, yes, the United States is an imperial power as accepted...
02 February 2008
There Will Be Blood
Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

There Will Be Blood, the latest from director Paul Thomas Anderson and adapted from Upton Sinclair's 1927 novel, Oil!, concerns the rise and descent of...
29 January 2008
Directed by Jason Reitman
written by Diablo Cody

Juno, the much-talked about film about a pregnant teenage hipster, has been praised for being this year’s “little film that could." This film became popular as...
31 December 2007
Surrender is Not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations and Abroad
by John Bolton.
Simon & Schuster, Threshold Editions, New York. 2007.

It is an interesting perspective, that of America...


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