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Russell Brand: 'Socialism Is Christianity Politicized'

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Comedian-actor-writer Russell Brand took on a range of topics including spirituality, materialism, politics and revolution during an interview at Cambridge University's student union in England last week.

The Unsilenced Voice of a 'Long-Distance Revolutionary'
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Mumia Abu-Jamal, America’s most famous political prisoner and one of its few authentic revolutionaries, continues his fight for social justice after three decades in prison.Mumia Abu-Jamal, America’s most famous political prisoner, continues his fight for social justice after three decades in prison.

Libyan Rebels Chased From Eastern Town

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Pro-Gadhafi forces pressed their assault on rebel positions in Libya, pushing the revolutionary army from the eastern town of Brega. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, meantime, was preparing to meet with the rebels’ revolutionary council.

'Che' Goes to Cannes

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One of the most hotly anticipated contenders at this year's Cannes Film Festival is "Che," Steven Soderbergh's lengthy biopic of iconic Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, featuring Benicio del Toro in the title role. However, whether the excitement surrounding the "Che" screening at the French film fest is any indication that moviegoers will flock to the (currently) 4-hour-plus production remains to be seen.

Killing Che Guevara

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Forty years after his death at the hands of CIA operatives and Bolivian troops, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara has become a legend and an icon, as evidenced by the familiar image of his face emblazoned on the T-shirts of college students everywhere. To mark the anniversary of his assassination, the BBC interviewed Felix Rodriguez, an ex-CIA agent who received the order to have Guevara shot.

William Sloane Coffin (1924-2006)

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The bold and unconventional former Yale chaplain became internationally renowned for his activism against the Vietnam War and in support of civil rights. He died at 81 of congestive heart failure.

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