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Movie Review: The Company You Keep

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While The Company You Keep can't sustain itself as the kind of thriller it's being pitched as, it's still a thoughtful, provocative story about the continuing battle between idealism and cynicism.

Movie Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

You've no doubt heard about a little movie called Zero Dark Thirty, which suddenly is the controversial odds-on Oscar favorite. The controversy has to do with a couple of scenes of torture -- or "harsh interrogation techniques," as the Orwellian Bush-era new-speak had it.

Movie Review: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Oliver Stone is never content to just make one movie; he always makes several, then squeezes them all together into one engorged package, chockablock with gaudy visuals, oversized characters and unchecked passion.

Friday Talking Points [132] -- The DMV? Really?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week, this column took a week off, due to an extended trip into the desert for the Netroots Nation convention. But now, we turn our sights back ...

With Friends Like Rand Paul, Who Needs Enemies?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Rand Paul may be the vanguard of a new Tea Party politician, which should cause one party to get down on its knees and give thanks: The Democrats.

Magnet Education Attracts Unwelcome Clash With No Child Left Behind

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

OPINION - Magnet education has been a huge success in the School District of Palm Beach County (FLA). So why does their Superintendent, Art Johnson, c...

Condoleezza Rice's Smoking Gun

Sebastian Doggart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sebastian Doggart

When I began investigating Condoleezza Rice four years ago, I had no idea she was complicit in torture.

Bush Memoirs Coming Out In 2010 Will Haunt Election Season

POLITICO | Andie Coller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For Republicans looking forward to the first Bush-free election in a decade, the book publishing schedule is the bearer of bad news: Between New Year'...

Gary McKinnon's Mother Appeals To Obama For Mercy

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Janis Sharp, the mother of a British hacker who the United States intends to extradite for "the biggest military computer hack ever," issued a compell...

Feminism Online

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

To me, the key to the Fem2.0 conference on February 2 was to mashup, interact, and expand the dialogue.

Kyrgyzstan: Bush-era Deal with a Central Asian Ruler May Come Back to Haunt Afghan Campaign

Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aram Roston

A potential logistical setback for the efforts in Afghanistan can perhaps be traced back to a tangled Bush-era alliance that enriched the family of a dictator in Central Asia.

Yes, We Can Regulate CO2!

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Environmentalists are heralding Obama's decision to review the request by California and 13 other states to establish strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.

Obama Takes the Reins

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lynne Glasner

Obama's victory ends the nightmare of the last eight years of the Bush Era, during which time the rule of law has taken a back seat to self-interest and aggrandizement of power.

Obama is an Expat's Dream Come True: The Son of a Global Citizen

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Obama's mother gave a precious gift to her son, the life of both an Americanand that of human being who feels at home in many different cultures, allowing to see the similarities between us all.