Opinion

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Spanish Civil War vet still struggling at 98

Interview with Del Berg who served in the famed Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War and is a long-time activist in the labor and peace movements.

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Spain’s King Juan Carlos: Let them eat elephant?

King Juan Carlos of Spain goes on an elephant safari while Spaniards go without basic necessities. Could such royal conspicuous consumption happen in America?

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"Skin I Live In" gets very weird

Almodóvar is internationally famous for highly colorful, exceedingly dramatic, often perverse films. Some might find them shocking.

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Springtime for Franco and Pope Benedict

In Spain recently, Pope Benedict made remarks that boil down to an outrageous defense of the 40-year fascist dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco.