Arts & Entertainment

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Panopticon's breathtaking ride on "Roads to the North"

When it comes to underground music, the black metal genre is about as subterranean as it gets.

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“Sixteen Tons,” a novel about coal miners, invites us to rethink capitalism

"Sixteen Tons" represents violent behavior on all sides, urging us to reflect on the circumstances in our class culture that foster brutality.

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Poem: “The Detroit Water Crisis”

"Who would be considered the nicest, after shutting off people's water, causing a crisis?"

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Farley Mowat: Writer, socialist and environmentalist

Canadian author Farley Mowat, who died on May 12, wrote with humour, keen perception and passionate social commitment, completing over 40 books and numerous articles.

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In Gasland Part ll, Josh Fox continues to expose the destructive effects of fracking

Beginning from where his first award winning Gasland left off, Fox's worse nightmare has come true as his childhood house in a sleepy Pennsylvania forest has been surrounded by gas drilling rigs.

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Pete Seeger, we honor you

Here are just a few stories about the impact made by Pete Seeger on a single one of the millions of people who were influenced by him during his long, creative, inspiring and productive life.

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A song for Pete Seeger

Ah Pete, I somehow thought you were like the Sequoia

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“Final Fantasy,” capitalism, and the environment

"Final Fantasy VII" centers on a militant ecological group called AVALANCHE, which is trying to stop the Shinra corporation from destroying the planet in its pursuit of Mako energy. 

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“In Organic We Trust” exposes falsely organic foods

Many food items claiming to be organic really are not, says Kip Pastor, who puts the U.S. food industry under a microscope in this well made, engrossing documentary.

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Skagos' “Anarchic” disregards the “laws” of its genre

Composed of two musical pieces, each over 30 minutes in length, the release offers a poetic perspective on the current state of the natural world.

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