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Pål Joakim Pollen

Once we acknowledge gun ownership is both a right and a public health menace, we might be able to begin a discussion. more

Oct 16, 2017 3:09 PM Dispatches

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It's an ode to war, written by a slaveowner and set to the tune of a drinking song, that was used to drum up support for World War I. more

Sep 25, 2017 6:46 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

In Shot, Kagan shows us how a random shooting in Los Angeles affects the victim, and the shooter, too. more

Sep 15, 2017 2:22 PM Dispatches

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In Theo Anthony’s “Rat Film,” rodent history intertwines with a human geography of urban injustice. more

Sep 14, 2017 4:29 PM Dispatches

The film is one of those prize indies that spools out and grows in your head for days afterwards. more

Aug 12, 2017 12:45 PM Dispatches

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“Zero Dark Thirty” was a despicable piece of pro-CIA propaganda, but with “Detroit” the filmmaker has redeemed herself. more

Aug 3, 2017 3:24 PM Dispatches

In concentrating their attention on Gore, the filmmakers have created a fawning depiction of a flawed politician. more

Jul 28, 2017 10:00 AM Dispatches

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Remembering that with each rebirth the Doctor obtains knowledge from his previous form, why not be reborn as a woman? more

Jul 21, 2017 9:00 AM Dispatches

Two Netflix series featuring strong women shine a light on current issues of gender and race through a historical lens. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:34 PM Dispatches

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Robbins and Moyers talk about their mutual distress over the current Attorney General’s opposition to bipartisan prison reform. more

May 18, 2017 5:33 PM Dispatches

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Yoon Kim

"I’ve always used comedy to deal with unpleasantness in my life and in the world." more

May 15, 2017 4:55 PM Dispatches

"I hear this “Pow!” and look over and people are fleeing and I see Erin limping away, clearly in pain. I thought, Oh, my God! Why did they shoot Erin?" more

May 11, 2017 1:42 PM Dispatches

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Dawn Starin

Anytime festivals call for piñatas, Donald Trump has become the go-to figure throughout the western hemisphere for thumping, bashing, walloping, and burning. more

May 5, 2017 7:29 AM Dispatches

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The image of Assange that emerges in "Risk" is complex, contradictory, controversial, and often troubling—and he may have severed ties with Poitras as a result. more

May 3, 2017 3:25 PM Dispatches

“This Land is Our Land! This Land is Our Land! It is not your land, because it’s our land! Because we bought it. That’s why it’s our land! This land belongs to him and me! ” more

Apr 25, 2017 10:24 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

This past week we heard a lot of “sorry”—or else we should have. Take a listen as the great Kate lays it on the line. more

Apr 19, 2017 1:45 PM Multimedia

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Chip Thomas

For thirty years, Chip Thomas has worked as a doctor in the Painted Desert region. He's also an artist, committed to sharing the stories and concerns of the Navajo people he works with. Take a look. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:48 PM Dispatches

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Benefits of ethnic studies programs go far beyond academics, helping students trust their education, and empowering them to become engaged to improve their schools. more

Mar 27, 2017 2:26 PM Public School Shakedown

The best way to make a piece of legislation bulletproof is to name it after a child, especially a disabled child. more

Mar 24, 2017 9:42 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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