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CPP founding anniversary: Peace talks is Duterte’s best option against 48-year old insurgency

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) warned the Duterte administration that it may be forced to soon withdraw its declared unilateral ceasefire amid the continuing armed operations of the military and unfulfilled commitment of the President to release all political prisoners. 794 more words

Human Rights

Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)

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Tom Hanks (Big and Forrest Gump ) plays a Protestant American in the R.A.F. stationed in Jerusalem during World War II, who falls in love with a local Jewish woman (Cristina Marsillach, … 441 more words

Drama

Photos: Beachwood World War II Service Members

Today being Pearl Harbor Day, we post this image showing one of the collections of photographs depicting Beachwood men who served during World War II. These photo boards, comprised of individual photos contributed by residents and their families of the era, hung in the windows of the Beachwood Circle Shop – currently site of the CVS Pharmacy franchise – during the war. 46 more words

People

Ice Station Zebra (1968)

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Cdr. James Ferraday, played by Rock Hudson (Giant), is ordered to take his nuclear submarine, USS Tigerfish, on a rescue mission to Ice Station Zebra, a weather station located in the North Pole. 581 more words

American New Wave

US aid and imperialism

For daring the US and others to withdraw their aid, President Rodrigo Duterte has been called a “psychopath”. For those whose way of thinking has been systematically warped by colonialism and neocolonialism/imperialism, it is plain madness. 2,037 more words

Economy

Thief of Glory

Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer

recommended by June

Ten year old Jeremiah has lived a privileged life in the Dutch East Indies until 1942 when a Japanese invasion takes control of his country. 39 more words

Adult Books

The Muralist

The Muralist
By B.A. Shapiro

Recommended by Kelley

A beautifully written story about the rise of Abstract Expressionism during the WPA movement leading into the 1940’s. 69 more words

Adult Books