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Movies for Your Revolutionary Spirit

  9 to 5 The subtitle might as well be Dictatorship of the (Pink-Collar) Proletariat.  Three secretaries kidnap their misogynist asshole of a boss, trap him in his own mansion, and run the business like it was theirs–or everybody’s.  Child … Continue reading

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Military Matters #28 — Torture & Cinema: Man on Fire

On September 24, 2004, CNN reported charges brought against three US Navy SEALS in the death of an Iraqi detainee, part of a much larger damage control investigation in the wake of the Abu Ghraib photo crisis – an investigation … Continue reading

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Military Matters #10 — Collateral Damage

HBO recently began airing the film Collateral Damage. I watched it last night. In 1999, having published a number of columns against US intervention in Colombia, I was contacted by Mike Gray, one of the screenwriters for The China Syndrome, … Continue reading

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