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“What Lies Across the Water”: Revealing new book on Cuban 5

In comprehensive and convincing fashion the book explains how the Cuban Five came to be arrested, tried, and imprisoned.

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Student debt crisis: an American horror story

The movie is about a recent college graduate, Kate. Everywhere she goes, her debt follows her, symbolized by a creeping red mist.

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Big Road in Chelsea joins in with Make Music New York

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.

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"Multicultural Soup"

A poem from a recent People's World party, potluck and fundraiser celebrating international labor solidarity and the fight for immigrant rights.

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Of fire and ghazals, Agha Shahid Ali, poet of the week

The life of exile has few pluses. But one is that it opens the door to a truly internationalist consciousness, and culture.

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Exhibit exposes coal's impact on communities

The "Climate of Uncertainty" exhibit, explorong the negative impact humans are having on the environment, continued at the DePaul Art Museum with an event called "Coal Country and Beyond."

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Cleveland Laborfest & Forum, and labor exhibition

It was a multimedia celebration from videos and powerpoint presentations to live drama and music.

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Kurt Cobain fans celebrate rocker's birthday

The Nirvana frontman was born this day in 1967, and went on to become the voice of a generation and pave the way for heavy music's entry into the mainstream, despite his aversion to such popularity

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Anti-gay Superman writer sparks outrage

"Young Americans look to Superman as a champion of justice. Anti-gay extremists should be a serous concern to these Americans. It is peculiar that DC Comics would decide to bring [the two] together."

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Movies you might have missed: "The Band's Visit"

The 2007 film The Band's Visit concerns the unexpected adventure experienced by an Egyptian ceremonial police band traveling to a small Israeli town where they have been invited to perform.

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