March

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Abe Blashko, artist and political satirist, dies at 90

Abe Blashko, artist and political satirist, died at age 90 Jan. 13 from complications of pneumonia. Among his large body of work were important contributions to progressive publications, including the New Masses and People's World.

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“Potemkin”: The greatest film of all time.

The revolution is coming soon, to a theater near you.

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Korean film explores employee and employer relationship

The essential relationship between employee and employer is explored in this outstanding allegory/soap opera.

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"Broken Glass": What it means to be a Jew in America

Arthur Miller is our very own American Shakespeare. Broken Glass is one of Miller's lesser-known works - it ran only 73 performances when it opened on Broadway in 1994, although it was Tony-nominated - and is probably this Jewish playwright's most Jewish play.

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"Islam radicals" hearing recalls Hollywood witchhunt

Peter King's congressional inquisition of the purported "radicalization" of U.S. Muslims is taking place the same month as the 60th anniversary of another all-American witch hunt.

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"Black Death": a film about plague, horror, deep thoughts

"Black Death" is a thought provoking and frightening tale set in 1348 England.

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Timely reading: “Engels, A Revolutionary Life”

The book has romance, adventure and a touch of intrigue.

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Progressive Cinema: The Oscars vs. The Progies

Without the Oscar's glitz and glamor, the Progies laid honors on films of social substance, and artists of talent and commitment to the struggle.