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Rambo to the Rescue in Burma

If the combined power of thousands of Buddhist monks staging a nonviolent protest isn’t enough to oust Burma’s oppressive junta, one American hero (cue movie trailer voice-over) is coming to fight for democracy in a faraway land—or at least stick his nose in another nation’s business. 

Posted on Nov 15, 2007 READ MORE


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Mark Sarvas on ‘The Hot Zone’

As the first Internet reporter for Yahoo News, Kevin Sites spent a year of living dangerously covering 20 wars all over the world. Is Web journalism the wave of the future? Mark Sarvas, a pioneer of literary blogging, takes a close look.

Posted on Nov 8, 2007 READ MORE


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Purpose and Predictability

“Lions for Lambs” is certainly an ambitious movie. It features an ambitious starring lineup, and it plays on ambitious and timely themes: America at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, post-9/11 media complacency and individual responsibility in morally ambiguous situations.  Too bad it’s just not a very good movie.

Posted on Nov 5, 2007 READ MORE


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Todd Gitlin on ‘The Terror Dream’

Was the Bush administration’s fevered response to 9/11 made easier by primal American myths of victimization and fear, as Susan Faludi argues in her provocative new book?

Posted on Nov 1, 2007 READ MORE


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Chalmers Johnson on America’s Forgotten War

The best-selling author of “The Sorrows of Empire” takes a look at David Halberstam’s critical history of the Korean War.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007 READ MORE


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‘Dixie Chicking’: Post-9/11 Blacklisting in the Entertainment Industry

As a follow-up to his “Hollywood 10” retrospective essay, and in honor of Friday’s 60th-anniversary commemoration of 1947’s “Hollywood Fights Back!” radio program, author Ed Rampell shows how history has (unfortunately) repeated itself of late in America’s entertainment and news media.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007 READ MORE


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Jason Epstein on the Nuclear Threat

Two new books by Richard Rhodes and Jonathan Schell paint a disturbing portrait of an era whose Dr. Strangeloves are still practicing their black art.

Posted on Oct 18, 2007 READ MORE


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Marc Cooper on Hugo Chavez

A former translator for Chile’s Salvador Allende reviews three books evaluating the remarkable rise of Venezuela’s irrepressible Hugo Chavez.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007 READ MORE


Bacall and Bogey
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Remembering the Hollywood 10

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Hollywood 10 and the Hollywood Blacklist, elements in an epidemic of movie industry censorship that set the stage for “McCarthyism,” a term that evokes the fearful and oppressive mood of that bygone era and resonates with the repression under the Bush regime.  Here, author Rampell takes a close look at Hollywood’s “Red Scare” and its legacy.

Posted on Oct 8, 2007 READ MORE


Book Excerpt: ‘The Israel Lobby’

In the introduction of their best-selling new book, “The Israel Lobby” (review), authors John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt elaborately outline their reasoning and explain why they think Israel is such a touchy subject.

Posted on Oct 8, 2007 READ MORE


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