So Much for Fahrenheit 9/11 and the Last Six Months, On with Four More YearsBy Gregory Zucker
I have confession to make, one that makes me a bad film critic and, quite possibly, an even worse American: I dont care what the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thinks the best films of the year were.
Shirley Chisholms LegacyBy Aimee Molloy
Writing in the January 1973 issue of Ms. Magazine, Gloria Steinem reflected on Shirley Chisholms recent run for the White House.
Chisholms Legacy: Shola Lynch with Theodore Hamm
A regular on Sesame Street in the 1970s, Shola Lynch is now an acclaimed documentary filmmaker.
Rewriting the American Revolution
Cosmology is the study of origins, a science of beginnings. And although it is a branch of physics, it is also true that nations, peoples, and states all possess cosmologies as well.
Fur Coats, Cowboy Hats, and Pepper Spray: An account of the second inauguration of George W. BushBy Christian Roseland
Hannah Arendt, the German-Jewish writer who identified the “banality of evil” in the Nuremberg trials, would have understood the second inauguration of George Bush on January 20th.
A Call to SecessionBy Jason Flores-Williams
When I was 13, my life was ripped apart by the United States governments war on drugs. From the back of a courtroom I watched them sentence my father to 35 years in prison.
Letter from PakistanBy Mridu Chandra
A few months before Bushs re-election, I took a job at a university in Lahore, the first liberal arts university in Pakistan, to teach a one-year course in film and video production.
An Extremely Political Life: Thai Jones with Shaina Fineberg
Thai Jones was four years old when the FBI raided his familys Bronx apartment to arrest his parents, Jeff Jones and Eleanor Stein. Jones and Stein were members of the radical group Weather Underground and had spent the 1970s in hiding.