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Tim Pawlenty: a Marxist?

 People of every political persuasion are impressed with Tim Pawlenty’s recent campaign promo/book ad on YouTube. But before those on the right get too enthusiastic...
By Peter Keough  |  January 25, 2011

From Russia with love

The Internet has, of course, ruined the music industry. That’s the conventional wisdom. But for many musicians, the Internet has been a boon.
Moshe’s Thinning the Herd finds its audience
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 09, 2010

Review: The Sun

No sun is in sight in the beginning of Aleksandr Sokurov’s look at the last days of divinity for Emperor Hirohito.
The shades close for  Emperor Hirohito
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 26, 2010

The SLA: Unity Through Violent Action?

From Mu, a lost land of legends, they march on America (or at least San Francisco) — the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Patricia Hearst kidnapped, a media mogul's ransom, and the FBI
By VIN MCLELLAN  |  March 30, 2009

Conscientious objectors

How do people become fanatics? When does individual conscience take a stand?  
Two films on being fanatic
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 27, 2008

Ben Dover’s big bailout

Phillipe + Jorge are furious over the $700 billion bailout of the pinstriped pirates of Wall Street, who are laughing as they return to their McMansions.  
Our congressional officials owe Rhode Island an apology
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 09, 2008


Stop the bastards!

If you’re unfamiliar with the history of Ethiopia, you’ll probably be lost. (Try skimming a summary before you go.)
African exiles get political.
By GREG COOK  |  July 08, 2008


This show has a subtle but relentless energy that emerges slowly.
What we can learn from studying "History"
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  May 28, 2008

This is how we do it

I’m going to tell you how to beat the Republicans in November.
Letters to the Boston editor: July 7, 2006
By EDITORIAL  |  July 05, 2006

Where is the hate?

Once upon a time, no one whipped up conservative rage like Ted Kennedy.
The slow death of Kennedy loathing
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 22, 2006