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Monthly Archives: September 2017

A Century of Cinema About Labor, With One Film For Each Decade

September 4, 2017, 7:33 pm

“You used to write an awful lot about the workingman…He’s turning into something called organized labor. You’re not going to like that one little bit when you find out it means that your workingman expects something is his right, not as your gift! Charlie, when your precious underprivileged really get together, oh boy! That’s going to add up to something bigger than your privileges!” – Leland to Kane in Citizen Kane (1941) Perhaps 100 years since the Bolshevik Revolution makes […]

The War for Mars United, Chapter 32: Godfrey’s Manse

September 1, 2017, 3:56 pm

Julia Maciel walked to Kenyatta’s farm. Between the walk with Godfrey and the talk with Aquinas, this had been one of the worst mornings of her life. It all started so simply, didn’t it? She thought about looking at the website back in her dorm room. War doesn’t prove who’s right, only who’s left. War is costly, peace is priceless. War is unhealthy, aren’t you sick of it? Those were so right, so right. How did New Dagreb screw all […]