New Book Sets Record Straight on the VA

Posted October 16, 2018 by Paul Cox

As a Vietnam veteran who served in the Marines between 1968 and 1972, I am all too familiar with the wounds of war Suzanne Gordon describes in her excellent new book.  Like so many people who served in Vietnam, I
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Reviews From The 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival

Posted October 16, 2018 by Peter Wong

Rebecca Haimowitz’ horrifying documentary short “62 Days” illustrate the awfulness of fetal personhood-inspired “Screw the mom, hatch the kid” laws. When pregnant Texas paramedic Marlise Munoz suffers a pulmonary embolism, it’s soon clear her brain is dead.  But treating hospital
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Reviews From The 41st Mill Valley Film Festival

Posted October 9, 2018 by Peter Wong

Jafar Panahi’s new film “3 Faces” is the story of two veteran actresses and an aspiring one.  Real life TV star Behnaz Jafari and Panahi travel to a remote northwestern Iranian village to discover whether desperate teen Marziyeh truly committed
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Predicting SF’s Elections

Posted October 2, 2018 by

Key Races Remain Up For Grabs It’s a week before absentee balloting begins, a time when the likely winners of San Francisco elections are usually  clear. Not this year.  The combination of  voters’ atypically high preoccupation with national issues and
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