In this edition of “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer talks with the documentarian about his film.
More than 1,057,000 people have been killed by gun violence in the U.S. since the former Beatle was shot to death, according to the text above a picture that his widow tweeted.
Many would consider being knighted or otherwise honored by England’s royals a dream come true. But more than 200 rebellious Brits have declined or returned the honor, refusing to hand their names and legacies over to rulers seeking to bolster their own dubious reputations. John Lennon and authors Roald Dahl and C.S. Lewis are on that list.
It's bound to happen, when a movement like Occupy Wall Street takes hold on a national scale, that some famous people in the entertainment business will attach themselves to the cause, and that their bids for legitimacy as self-styled political activists will be met with skepticism, if not worse.
The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls all the key levers of power in what passes for our democracy. The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite.
Handily aligning with the unleashing of The Beatles' music into the iTunes computerverse, as well as with the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death, Rolling Stone magazine has published heretofore unreleased portions of the slain Beatle's final interview (continued).
The Beatles played their iconic songs in countless legendary venues, but until Tuesday their music had yet to conquer one crucial platform: iTunes. That's about to change, thanks to a long-awaited and now done deal between the band and Apple Inc.
The Vatican continues to be rocked by a wide-ranging sex abuse scandal, and the pressure it's under could have something to do with its newly revised opinion of The Beatles Although the Holy See's official newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, pointed to the potentially Satanic (continued) Updated.