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Sons Of Sakhnin United

I’m heading to Manhattan this evening to see Sons of Sakhnin United premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Though this is the first truly public screening of the film, I’ve...
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Carbon Dioxide is Good For You!

With Earth Day fast approaching, major corporations are falling over themselves in their rush to jump on the Green Bandwagon. Home Depot is giving away 1,000,000 CFL lightbulbs this Sunday....
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DVD Review: Who Killed The Electric Car?

Ten “highlights” from a documentary everyone should watch: 1) Tom Hanks raving about his General Motors EV1 (Electrical Vehicle 1) to David Letterman. The car, launched in 1996, produced no...
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The U.S. vs. The People

The surprise is not that the NYPD spied on protestors in advance of the 2004 Republican National Convention, which was held, with “Democrat” Mayor Bloomberg’s full blessing and support, in...
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DVD Review: The U.S. Vs. John Lennon

“Anyone who didn’t like this country could either shut up or leave. I think that’s what all of us felt.” Former FBI agent M Wesley Swearengen. “I love the place....
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Ugly Rumours: Faith Brothers reform?

It may not be a coincidence that Billy Franks chose last week to release the Faith Brothers back catalogue online for free download. Yesterday, after I posted a piece about...
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Global Warming: Food For Thought?

From Stephen Shapin’s piece in The New Yorker of January 27 entitled Vegetable Love: The History Of Vegetarianism. “A recent report by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization reckons that...
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Sign O’ The Times?

I took this photo at Madrid International Airport yesterday: three major business/news magazines lined up in a row, all concerned enough with environmental issues to make the subject a cover...
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