In an attempt to draw attention to films of social significance with progressive content, I developed The Progie Awards. A collective of international film writers nominates films and actors for these awards.
"Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan," by Klassen and Greg Albo, asks the question, "Why did the Canadian government go to war in Afghanistan in 2001?"
Ah Pete, I somehow thought you were like the Sequoia
Since there are so few films coming to us out of Cuba, it's always a momentous occasion to see them - whether good or bad.
In its 49th season, the Chicago International Film Festival is the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. With over 150 titles from over 50 countries, there is a wealth of films to choose from for any progressive viewer.
If you have any interest at all in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "The Gatekeepers" is essential viewing.
In comprehensive and convincing fashion the book explains how the Cuban Five came to be arrested, tried, and imprisoned.
The movie is about a recent college graduate, Kate. Everywhere she goes, her debt follows her, symbolized by a creeping red mist.
On June 21, musicians from around New York provided an opportunity to stop, relax and enjoy music on a beautiful day during the city's Make Music New York celebration.
A poem from a recent People's World party, potluck and fundraiser celebrating international labor solidarity and the fight for immigrant rights.