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Low Dishonest Decades: Essays and Reviews 1980-2015

COUNTERPUNCH, March 17, 2017

Scialabba for the Defense

Four years ago I reviewed George Scialabba’s For the Republic: Political Essays in CounterPunch and am pleased to now review his latest collection… 183 more words

Counterpunch

Bitter Harvest

COUNTERPUNCH FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Socialism Betrayed? Inside the Ukrainian Holodomor

“Bitter Harvest”, opening today at the AMC 25 Theater in New York is the first narrative film treatment of one of the 20th century’s greatest human disasters, the death by famine of millions of Ukrainians due to Stalin’s forced collectivization. 191 more words

Film

David Price | Rogue Elephant Rising: The CIA as Kingslayer

 This moment tells us more about the CIA revolting against a particular administration than it does about Trump’s people engaging in unusually diabolical-illegal activities designed to undermine an outgoing administration.    822 more words

Militarism

In Dubious Battle

COUNTERPUNCH FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Steinbeck’s Red Devils

When I received email from a publicist announcing the premiere of a film based on John Steinbeck’s “In Dubious Battle” directed by and starring James Franco that opens on Friday, February 17th, I knew at the outset that this would not be in the same league as John Ford’s 1940 masterpiece “The Grapes of Wrath”. 354 more words

Film

Land of Mine

COUNTERPUNCH, FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Nazi Youth as Human Mine Detonators

As World War Two came to an end, Denmark was faced with the task of clearing thousands of mines that the Nazis had planted in the beaches of the country’s west coast in expectation of an allied landing that took place instead at Normandy. 415 more words

Film

A Way Forward

During the recent presidential campaign, I noted that it was very obvious that the mainstream media (except Fox) and a good deal of the so-called new internet media were pulling for the multicultural globalist candidate. 803 more words

Politics