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Bernard Gotfryd/Pictorial Parade—Getty Images GORE VIDAL in a 1969 portrait. An author, screenwriter and essayist with definite opinions and no inhibitions about sharing them, he took great pleasure in being one of the larger-than-life figures of his time. More Photos » The cause was complications of pneumonia, his nephew Burr Steers said. Mr.
Hans Ulrich Obrist Since the early 1990s Adam Curtis has made a number of serial documentaries and films for the BBC using a playful mix of journalistic reportage and a wide range of avant-garde filmmaking techniques. The films are linked through their interest in using and reassembling the fragments of the past—recorded on film and video―to try and make sense of the chaotic events of the present.
"The Crack-Up", part one of The Crack-Up , by F.
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Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party. The counterculture was a spiritual revolution: A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner As the editor of The Realist , Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence at the icons of the Sixties. By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / June 7, 2012 Alive and well and still kicking, with a satirical brand of biting humor that’s right on-target and as deadly as ever, Paul Krassner is an American national treasure.
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For the first time in recent memory, most voices in the social change movement, including progressively inclined unions, are having a hard time spinning victory out of massive electoral defeat. Could it also be that this time we will finally learn the right lessons? About the Author Jane McAlevey Jane McAlevey, a PhD student at the CUNY Graduate Center, spent two decades as an organizer in the labor and... Also by the Author
The following talk was delivered at the 2000 Modern Language Association Convention in Washington, DC, on the panel, "The Imprisonment of American Culture."
Nada Bakri Anthony Shadid Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anthony Shadid died Thursday apparently of an asthma attack, while he was reporting in Syria.
All of a sudden, it's like you can't make huge amounts of money without people getting all pissed off about it. And it's only going to get worse -- with the election coming up and the weather getting warmer, this whole "Occupy" movement is probably going to come back strong. The 1 percent will feel even more besieged than before.
The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) was a research centre at the University of Birmingham , England. It was founded in 1964 by Richard Hoggart , its first director. Its object of study was the then new field of cultural studies . [ edit ] History The Centre was the focus for what became known as the Birmingham School of Cultural Studies, or, more generally, British cultural studies .
The hero of my tale, whom I love with all the power of my soul , whom I have tried to portray in all his beauty , who has been, is, and will be beautiful, is Truth .
Just interviewed by Chinese business daily 21st Century Business Herald (21世纪经济报道|). Here is the Q&A, in English of course… 1. May I take the liberty to ask why you moved from Greece to the United States? Momentous decisions never have a single cause. It was a combination of factors spanning different realms that led me to leave Greece.
View full size The Associated Press A blossoming rhododendron bush on the Capitol grounds in Salem. The river of profits welling from investments in private equity partnerships has long been a point of pride for Oregon's public pension managers. Oregon was the pioneer public investor in this asset class. And the state remains one of the largest, after pumping tens of billions into these partnerships, which invest in corporate buyouts, real estate, distressed debt and startup companies. The Treasury Department' s investment prowess is so firmly rooted in Salem that there was barely a peep when the pension fund increased its allocation in these so-called alternative investments from about 11 percent of fund assets at the beginning of 2006 to more than 30 percent today.