If you saw the recent remake of Godzilla, you saw stock footage from Atom Central, known on YouTube as “the atomic bomb channel.”Read More »
Peace in the Arts
Like any photographer attempting to piece together the kaleidoscope of the past, one image at a time, James Hill still feels disturbed by the ambiguities of his journey.Read More »
In a conversation with “Imaginary Lines” host Chris Spannos, WikiLeaks founder and Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange discussed his new book, “When Google Met WikiLeaks,” which is based on a conversation Assange had with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.Read More »
Impassioned and intimate writing to Palestinians from celebrated American writers. This will be a landmark work of controversial, committed literary writing.Read More »
Citizenfour: Inside Story of NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Captured in New Film by Laura Poitras | Democracy Now!
The film is the third installment of her 9/11 trilogy that also includes “My Country, My Country” about the Iraq War and “The Oath” about the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Poitras’ NSA reporting contributed to a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service awarded to The Guardian and The Washington Post.Read More »
One hundred years ago the early battles of World War One were ending, and on the Western Front armies on both sides were digging in at the start of three and a half years of trench warfare.Read More »
Book Review: ‘Into The War’ by Italo Calvino, ‘We Can Remember It For You Wholesale’ by Philip Dick | NPR
This month sees the publication of posthumous collections of short fiction by two 20th century literary giants, the Italian fantasist Italo Calvino, and the American science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick.Read More »
Soldiers' teddy bears and a Taliban suicide vest to go on display at Imperial War Museums to mark withdrawal by British troopsRead More »
Rabbi Michael Lerner makes case why peace activists must be BOTH pro-Israel and pro-Palestine | Tikkun
Rabbi Michael Lerner, best-selling author of The Left Hand of God and editor of Tikkun magazine, is now making the case for why peace activists must be BOTH pro-Israel and pro-Palestine.Read More »
‘We Deserve To Do More Than Just Survive’: Marshall Islands Poet’s Plea to the U.N. Climate Summit | Democracy Now!
DemocracyNow! ended a show recently with what they called one of the most memorable speeches at the one-day United Nations climate summit this week.Read More »
More than 120 world leaders – including President Barack Obama – kicked off a one-day United Nations’ summit on climate change in New York City by viewing What’s Possible, a short film on the urgency of global warming.Read More »