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Cross Talk: Undiplomatic power -Samantha Power

How should we assess the behavior of Samantha Power, Washington’s top diplomat at the United Nations? Called by some a “foremost scholar on genocide,” Power is quick to back the use of military power in the service of so-called humanitarian goals. 36 more words

The International Reporter

Gascoigne (2015)

FILM REVIEW
Seen at home (Blu-ray), London, Wednesday 12 August 2015

It’s fair to say my resolution has exposed me to plenty of films I wouldn’t ordinarily have watched this year, but I didn’t expect one of them to be a documentary about an English football player. 223 more words

Film Reviews

In My Hands Today...

Cockpit Confidential:  Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, & Reflections – Patrick Smith

The world of air travel is fascinating but a little wacky. 110 more words

Books

Patrick Smith: Leah Palmer And What It’s Like To Fall In Love With A Woman Who Doesn’t Exist

BuzzFeed — Leah Palmer was a high-flying fashionista with a jet-setting lifestyle and a host of admirers on social media. But her entire existence was a fraud – a multi-year hoax that depended on stealing someone else’s life. 126 more words

Culture

The first rule of American war is not to believe what we're told

Summary: Another war starts with its barrage of propaganda on America, raising the usual questions. Can we learn from experience? Will we demand accurate information and better analysis, laughing at those who have been so often wrong?  1,275 more words

History

VIDEO: Patrick L. Smith: Alternative Media Tells It Right on Ukraine

From Russia Insider

Patrick L. Smith is the foreign affairs columnist at Salon and author of “Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century” (2013). He was the International Herald Tribune’s bureau chief in Hong Kong and then Tokyo from 1985 to 1992 and a contributor to the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Nation, the Washington Quarterly and other publications. 152 more words

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"The Silence Of The Seagulls": A Cinematic Time-Lapse Short Film In Venice By David Jesenicnik & Ales Gregoric (2015)

“The Silence Of The Seagulls”: A Cinematic Time-Lapse Short Film In Venice Produced and Directed By David Jesenicnik and Ales Gregoric.

Produced and Filmed by:  David Jesenicnik and Ales Gregoric… 128 more words

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