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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Reveals the Political References That George Lucas Worked Into Episodes I - VI

Jim Hill | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As Chris Taylor points out in his terrific new book, How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise, there has always been a political component to these motion pictures.

Rory Kennedy Talks 'Last Days in Vietnam'

Rob Feld | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

In her new documentary, filmmaker Rory Kennedy surrounds the events that transpired as a group of Americans took it upon themselves through a series of back ops to shuttle as many Vietnamese out of the country as they could.

Here Comes the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize, Dragging a Broken Moral Compass

Norman Solomon | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The announcement of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, set for October 11, is sure to make big news. The prize remains the most prestigious in the world. But the award has fallen into an evasive pattern, ignoring the USA's continuous "war on terror" and even giving it tacit support.

The Establishment is Not Quite as Established as One Might Think

Rich Rubino | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

While an establishment candidate benefits from institutional support and an existing army of benefactors, they usually downplay this significant asset, trying to present themselves as independent-minded. However, once insurgents are elected, they become the face card of the establishment.

Vietnam War POWs Come Home -- 40th Anniversary

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

I will never forget the courage and stoicism of those men, the joy and tears of those who could not run to them fast enough, the emotions of that morning and the tears of all of us.

Enthusiasm and Entrepreneurship in Vietnam

Karen Leland | Posted 07.13.2012 | Small Business
Karen Leland

As small business owners, we have become so overburdened and overwhelmed by the constant bombardment of our marketing to-do list and social media strategies, I think we sometimes forget that what should ultimately drive our small businesses is enthusiasm.

The High Cost of Global Travel: US Passport Fees Add to the Total

Sue Frause | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3, designed by Foster + Partners, opened in 2008. Sue Frause photo. I wasn't surprised when I read how few America...

Getting the Vietnam Analogy Right in Afghanistan

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

The ghosts of the Vietnam War seem to be hanging around the White House Situation Room as President Obama and his national security aides debate a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.