Opinion

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Films show human element in Palestinians’ struggles

The presence of three great films in support of the Palestinian struggle was highly welcomed at this year's Toronto International Film Festival last month.

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Communism at the opera

Communism has taken over the stage at the Los Angeles Opera, and soon will be occupying opera houses in Vienna and Paris!

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“Outside the Law”: Algerian struggle is focus of new thriller

"Outside the Law" is the Algerian revolution in the style of "The Godfather," but with a significant difference.

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“The Pipe” offers antidote to toxic “Superman”

WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.

 

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The fruits of corporate globalization: a review of “El Traspatio”

This film is  a searing and realistic depiction of what international monopoly capital does to the lives of ordinary working men and women.

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Metal musicians fight for better world

In recent years, musicians have begun to weigh in on important social, economic, and especially environmental issues.

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Progressive films will shine at Toronto Festival

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival will include new titles from some of the world's great progressive filmmakers - and Bruce Springsteen.

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Poem of the week: “Jerusalem”

"Shouldn't it be as important to learn about one another's poetry, country to country, as one another's weather or gross national products?"

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Another chicken and egg story

Given the need to feed a growing world population, what kind of farming is viable and sustainable today?

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“Takers” and “Get Low” - what’s the right age?

Age-marketing could make you miss some pretty good movies, and here are two.

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