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Ending violence

V-Day is once more upon us, and for those not partial to Hallmark-driven capitalism, the V now also popularly stands for "Vagina" or "Victory," thanks to Eve Ensler's famous monologues about violence against women.
It's much more of a struggle than we might think
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 12, 2010
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Kristof on the ‘paramount moral challenge’ of our era

Since he began writing a column for the New York Times eight years ago, Nicholas D. Kristof has become the closest thing we have to a voice of conscience on human rights abuses around the world.
Q+A
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 18, 2009
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(10) days of celluloid

Among the many treats at last year's Maine International Film Festival were a future Oscar winner (James Marsh's documentary Man on Wire ) and one of the biggest art-house hits of 2008 (Scandinavian teen-vampire flick Let the Right One In ).
From the gridiron to gritty realism at the Maine International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 10, 2009

Truth, not falsity

Here are some of the documentaries you can expect to see in Maine this year.
Keep your eyes peeled for these docos
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 04, 2009
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Black like him?

Whatever your race — and whatever you think of his résumé, or his politics, or his yen for tax-cheating cabinet nominees — Barack Obama's arrival in the Oval Office is something to celebrate.
Obama is, apparently, our first African-American president. But is that the identity he touted as a candidate?
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 11, 2009
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Take Back Barack

It's time to reclaim the man we put in the White House
It's time to reclaim the man we put in the White House
By JEFF INGLIS + DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 17, 2008


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On a path of activism

As the of ’06 packed up to leave the University of Richmond, in Virginia, one final time, Isaiah Oliver, 23, filled his backpack with 70 pounds of food, camping gear, and a Jack Kerouac novel.
Starting out
By ESMÉ E. DEPREZ  |  September 06, 2006