Arts & Entertainment

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Films critique modern warfare—abroad and in U.S. cities

Two new documentaries show the moral and human impact of a war without clear targets or objectives.

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“Shadow World” exposes mega-industry of global weapon sales

New film shows how U.S.-based corporations are supplying weapons for wars around the globe.

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Seattle 1962: “Rising hopes for peace”

This article is an excerpt from the upcoming autobiography of former People's World editor Tim Wheeler.

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A desire to change the world: Author Gary Murrell on Herbert Aptheker

During the height of the "Red Scare," Aptheker was considered by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover as the "most dangerous communist in the United States."

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War and anti-war films at Zürich Film Festival

NGO workers entangled behind the lines of a combat zone during the final days of former Yugoslavia's warfare; Danes embroiled in Afghanistan.

 

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Arlo Guthrie celebrates 50th anniversary of “Alice’s Restaurant”

Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is in the midst of an extensive tour across America.

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Today in history: Ringo Starr turns 75, asks for peace and love

Ringo Starr, legendary drummer for the Beatles, and a world-renowned advocate for peace, was born as Richard Starkey in Liverpool, England, on this date in 1940.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announces Music for Peace

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced a Music for Peace concert, in the wake of recent unrest resulting from Freddie Gray's death.

 

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“Go Figure,” a poem about war and peace

"Gotta operate to heal, incarcerate the bastille, make it schools to jobs, not the iron heal. Gotta make it real."

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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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