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Tim Robbins

Entries by Tim Robbins

Can Theater Help Solve California's Prison Overcrowding Crisis?

(25) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 9:36 AM

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Can theater help solve California's prison overcrowding crisis? The answer is yes.

The recent prison compromise between Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Senate presents California with a unique opportunity to provide a durable, transformative solution to its prison overcrowding problem by focusing...

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An Open Letter to the New York City Board of Elections

(230) Comments | Posted November 17, 2008 | 2:48 PM

Mr. Gregory C. Soumas
Board of Elections in the City of New York
Executive Office
32 Broadway
New York, NY 10004-1609

November 17, 2008

Dear Mr. Soumas:

I would like to publicly apologize for being such a dim-witted dilettante on Election Day. I was...

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The Power and Responsibility of our Nation's Broadcasters

(228) Comments | Posted April 15, 2008 | 5:47 PM

The following is my opening keynote speech for the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, which I delivered Monday night.

To listen to the speech, click the play button below:

Hello, I'm Tim Robbins. I'd like to thank you for the invitation to...

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Our Better Adult

(101) Comments | Posted February 16, 2007 | 4:18 PM

Written for the January issue of Pulse Magazine, Berlin

So here we are again. A new year faces us, a clear message has been sent to Washington - and some might say the world - by the people of the United States. Get out of Iraq. And the idiot...

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Embedded Live: A Moment Captured

(0) Comments | Posted May 24, 2005 | 2:49 AM

In May of 2003 I decided to focus my frustration and anger, taking my pile of collected articles and scribbled notes, to try to tell the story of our reckless neo-conservative administration’s march to war, of the unmitigated failure of our press -- some who acted more like courtesans than...

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