Ed Rampell: U.S. mainstream media is flooded with calls for ramping up a military response, often proposed by the same historically discredited pundits and politicians who got it so wrong regarding Iraq, Libya, etc.
Ed Rampell: “Olvidados” graphically dramatizes social struggles south of the border, the dictatorial reactionary regimes armed and trained by the Yankee colossus in the north
ast December, as Jeb Bush prepared for his presidential bid, reports about his financial dealings revealed that, according to the L.A. Times: “Bush and his partners also set up two other funds. BH Logistics raised $26 million and invested it in Dorian LPG Ltd., a shipping company incorporated last year in the Marshall Islands to […]
Ed Rampell: Watching the series unspool was like reading chapters of a great novel, by Tolstoy or Balzac.
Ed Rampell: President Obama said he was sorry for drone attack that killed Western hostages – now Uncle Sam must apologize to peace protesters and the Vietnamese.
Ed Rampell: Some may find Wasserman to be an alarmist, while others might regard him as a prophet. In any case, he is also a jokester and on the, uh, lighter side this ’60s “leftover” advocated “legalization of hemp and marijuana.”
Richard Wolff in Hollywood — If workers ran democratically-operated enterprises they wouldn’t have wildly unequal distribution of profits.
Professor Richard Wolff asks isn’t it time that we brought the war home to make the American workplace safe for democracy, too?
Ed Rampell: Despite their diverse opinions, all of the demonstrators seemed to agree that hitting a hornet’s next with a stick woud not only not bring about peace, but will only worsen the situation.
Ed Rampell: Since the collapse of capitalism in 2008 there has been a rebirth of left-leaning theatre, and Nickel and Dimed is one of this dissident theatrical wave’s finest, most compelling dramas.
Ed Rampell: Both the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum’s Merlin, Harbinger of Peace and Sacred Fools’ Watson and the Dark Art of Harry Houdini have succeeded in taking a new look at and breathing new life into characters who have been popular for literally centuries.
Join us for popcorn and a FREE MOVIE in the Steve Allen Theater! This month’s film: Incendiary: The Willingham Case
Ed Rampell: The Geers’ effervescent version of the Bard’s dream-like yarn is such rip-roaring good fun that it should suffice to say, that if you love yourself and believe you deserve to have a good time, get thee to a Topanga amphitheater.