I Read About Comic Book Geniuses, Kavalier and Clay

“The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay,” by Michael Chabon, received the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It’s a story that surrounds the fictional history of the comic-book industry. And, yes. It is colorful…

Daniel Ellsberg’s New Book Calls Us to Anti-Nuclear Activism

Daniel Ellsberg’s new book “The Doomsday Machine” is telling us to step-up the anti-war movement…

President Graves: Making Conservatives Compassionate Again

Politics Of Graves “Creator of Graves, cast and crew discuss how Graves is the perfect response to the current political climate.” ~ EPIX Over the weekend, I belatedly discovered the 2016 TV series Graves, starring Nick Nolte. (Thank you Netflix.) While the Democrat Party is still struggling to comprehend that American voters have gone populist,Continue reading “President Graves: Making Conservatives Compassionate Again”

“Hidden Figures” Highlights an American Progressive Era

I went to see Hidden Figures yesterday. It’s a wonderful movie, entertaining and important. Based on a true story, we get to know three gifted, achieving black American women who made a lasting mark on NASA in the early 1960s. Yet the movie also made me feel sad. For two hours, we immerse ourselves inContinue reading ““Hidden Figures” Highlights an American Progressive Era”

Requiem for the American Dream | Documentary

If you haven’t yet watched it, I highly recommend the documentary “Requiem for the American Dream” starring Noam Chomsky. The soft-spoken, kindly Chomsky explains the hard truths of inequality. In a nutshell, wealth and power do not play nice with democracy…

“Where to Invade Next” Will Spur an American Human Rights Upgrade

Michael Moore’s latest movie “Where to Invade Next” may inspire a new generation of American expats. Or, as Moore intends, it will spur a clarion call for upgraded human rights here in the United States. It’s no secret. The United States has yet to make the Top Ten in the “World Happiness Report.” That is the simple point Moore is trying to emphasize with this film.

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