A Welfare Tale – by Kidist Paulos Asrat


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A new film offers a disappointing portrayal of black single mothers caught in welfare’s grip.

Religious Left Editor: “Avatar” Illustrates Israeli Oppression – by Mark D. Tooley

Mark Tooley is President of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (www.theird.org) and author of Methodism and Politics in the Twentieth Century. Follow him on Twitter: @markdtooley.


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Is the popular science fiction film an allegory with blue Palestinians?

Spike Lee


Spike Lee

Excerpt from the Spike Lee profile: In October 2005 Lee produced and directed a movie for HBO entitled When the Levee Broke – a reference to the devastating floods of Hurricane Katrina that had engulfed much of New Orleans the previous month. Lee made clear his belief that President Bush had been slow to dispatch federal aid workers to Louisiana because so […]

Michael Moore


Michael Moore

To view the full Michael Moore profile, click here. Excerpts from the Michael Moore profile: Michael Moore is a multi-millionaire filmmaker and author of several books…. In 2002 Moore’s anti-gun documentary Bowling for Columbine reached theaters. His depiction of America as a violent, gun-crazed culture was honored at the Cannes Film Festival in France and won the 2003 […]